Debian DLA-858-1 : wireshark security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 97782

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for ASTERIX, DHCPv6, LDSS, IAX2, WSP and RTMPT and the NetScaler and K12 file parsers, that could lead to various crashes, denial of service, or execution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/03/msg00015.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97782

File Name: debian_DLA-858.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/17

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-doc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5596, CVE-2017-5597, CVE-2017-6467, CVE-2017-6468, CVE-2017-6469, CVE-2017-6470, CVE-2017-6471, CVE-2017-6472, CVE-2017-6473, CVE-2017-6474