Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 99228


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


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)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99228

File Name: sl_20170321_wireshark_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/06

Modified: 2017/04/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/21

Reference Information

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