Amazon Linux AMI : wireshark (ALAS-2017-813)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99186

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Run 'yum update wireshark' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-813.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99186

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-813.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/05

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/04

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-813