Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Linux)

2009-09-24T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:901033
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod
Modified 2017-01-31T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: secpod_wireshark_mult_dos_vuln_lin.nasl 5148 2017-01-31 13:16:55Z teissa $
#
# Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 SecPod, http://www.secpod.com
#
# 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 result in Denial of Serivce condition.
  Impact Level: Application";
tag_affected = "Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.1 on Windows";
tag_insight = "An unspecified error in 'packet.c' in the GSM A RR dissector caused via
  unknown vectors related to 'an uninitialized dissector handle,' which
  triggers an assertion failure.";
tag_solution = "Upgrade to Wireshark 1.2.2
  http://www.wireshark.org/download.html";
tag_summary = "This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to multiple
  Denial of Service vulnerabilities.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(901033);
  script_version("$Revision: 5148 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-01-31 14:16:55 +0100 (Tue, 31 Jan 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-09-24 10:05:51 +0200 (Thu, 24 Sep 2009)");
  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_cve_id("CVE-2009-3242");
  script_bugtraq_id(36408);
  script_name("Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Linux)");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://secunia.com/advisories/36754");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-06.html");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3893");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_wireshark_detect_lin.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Wireshark/Linux/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:"executable_version");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

sharkVer = get_kb_item("Wireshark/Linux/Ver");
if(!sharkVer){
  exit(0);
}

# Grep for Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.1
if(version_in_range(version:sharkVer, test_version:"1.2.0", test_version2:"1.2.1")){
  security_message(0);
}