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

high Nessus Plugin ID 99186
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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: 4/5/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:wireshark-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:wireshark-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2017

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-813