Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.14 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

2012-07-25T00:00:00
ID WIRESHARK_1_4_14.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-03-02T00:00:00

Description

The installed version of Wireshark is 1.4.x before 1.4.14. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

  • An error exists in the

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(60116);
  script_version("1.9");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/12/04");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-4048", "CVE-2012-4049");
  script_bugtraq_id(54649);

  script_name(english:"Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.14 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities");
  script_summary(english:"Does a version check");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by
multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The installed version of Wireshark is 1.4.x before 1.4.14.  This
version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

  - An error exists in the 'PPP' dissector that can cause
    the application to crash when reading a malformed
    packet from either the wire or from a capture file.
    (CVE-2012-4048)

  - An error exists in the 'NFS' dissector that can cause
    the application to consume excessive CPU resources when
    reading a malformed packet from either the wire or from
    a capture file. (CVE-2012-4049)");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=680056");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7436");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-11.html");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-12.html");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.4.14 or later.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2012-4048");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/07/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/07/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/07/25");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Windows");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("wireshark_installed.nasl");
  script_require_keys("SMB/Wireshark/Installed");

  exit(0);
}

include("global_settings.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");

# Check each install.
installs = get_kb_list_or_exit("SMB/Wireshark/*");

info  = '';
info2 = '';

foreach install(keys(installs))
{
  if ("/Installed" >< install) continue;

  version = install - "SMB/Wireshark/";

  if (version =~ "^1\.4($|\.([0-9]|1[0-3]))($|[^0-9])")
    info +=
      '\n  Path              : ' + installs[install] +
      '\n  Installed version : ' + version +
      '\n  Fixed version     : 1.4.14\n';
  else
    info2 += 'Version ' + version + ', under ' + installs[install] + ' ';
}

# Remove trailing space on info2
if (strlen(info2) > 1)
  info2 = substr(info2, 0, strlen(info2) -2);

# Report if any were found to be vulnerable
if (info)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0)
  {
    if (max_index(split(info)) > 4) s = "s of Wireshark are";
    else s = " of Wireshark is";

    report =
      '\n' +
      'The following vulnerable instance' + s + ' installed :\n' +
      '\n' + info;
    security_note(port:get_kb_item("SMB/transport"), extra:report);
  }
  else security_note(get_kb_item("SMB/transport"));
  exit(0);
}
if (info2) exit(0, "The following installed instance(s) of Wireshark are not affected : " + info2 + ".");