Wireshark 'IPMI dissector' Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

2010-08-19T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:801435
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-02-21T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_wireshark_ipmi_dissector_dos_vuln_win.nasl 5388 2017-02-21 15:13:30Z teissa $
#
# Wireshark 'IPMI dissector' Denial of Service Vulnerability (win)
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation could allow attackers to cause denial of service.
  Impact Level: Application";
tag_affected = "Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.9";
tag_insight = "The flaw is due to an error in the handling of 'IPMI dissector',
  which could be exploited to go into an infinite loop.";
tag_solution = "Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.2.10 or later,
  For updates refer to http://www.wireshark.org/download.html";
tag_summary = "The host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to Denial of
  Service Vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(801435);
  script_version("$Revision: 5388 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-02-21 16:13:30 +0100 (Tue, 21 Feb 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-08-19 10:23:11 +0200 (Thu, 19 Aug 2010)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-2993");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_name("Wireshark 'IPMI dissector' Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-08.html");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2010/Jul/1024269.html");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.10.html");

  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_wireshark_detect_win.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Wireshark/Win/Ver");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

## Get the version from KB
wiresharkVer = get_kb_item("Wireshark/Win/Ver");
if(!wiresharkVer){
  exit(0);
}

## Check for Wireshark Version
if(version_in_range(version:wiresharkVer, test_version:"1.2.0", test_version2:"1.2.9")){
  security_message(0);
}