Oracle Linux 6 : wireshark (ELSA-2017-0631)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99066
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0631 :

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

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-March/006810.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99066

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-0631.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/30/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/9/2013

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2017:0631