Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20170321)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99228
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ad727d5a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99228

File Name: sl_20170321_wireshark_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2017

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-gnome, 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: 3/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/9/2013

Reference Information

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