CentOS 6 : wireshark (CESA-2017:0631)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97954

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for wireshark is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The wireshark packages contain a network protocol analyzer used to capture and browse the traffic running on a computer network.

Security Fix(es) :

* Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2015-3811, CVE-2015-3812, CVE-2015-3813, CVE-2013-4075)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Technical Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?baf69f63

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97954

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-0631.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/27

Updated: 2019/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-3812

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark-gnome, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4075, CVE-2015-3811, CVE-2015-3812, CVE-2015-3813

RHSA: 2017:0631