Debian DSA-3585-1 : wireshark - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 91288

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the dissectors/parsers for PKTC, IAX2, GSM CBCH and NCP which could result in denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/wireshark

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3585

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91288

File Name: debian_DSA-3585.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4006, CVE-2016-4079, CVE-2016-4080, CVE-2016-4081, CVE-2016-4082, CVE-2016-4085

DSA: 3585