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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1802-1] wireshark security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'wireshark' package(s) announced via the DSA-1802-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been found in wireshark, a network traffic analyzer. CVE-2019-10894 Assertion failure in dissect_gssapi_work (packet-gssapi.c) leading to crash of the GSS-API dissector. Remote attackers might leverage this vulnerability to trigger DoS via a packet containing crafted GSS-API payload. CVE-2019-10895 Insufficient data validation leading to large number of heap buffer overflows read and write in the NetScaler trace handling module (netscaler.c). Remote attackers might leverage these vulnerabilities to trigger DoS, or any other unspecified impact via crafted packets. CVE-2019-10899 Heap-based buffer under-read vulnerability in the Service Location Protocol dissector. Remote attackers might leverage these vulnerabilities to trigger DoS, or any other unspecified impact via crafted SRVLOC packets. CVE-2019-10901 NULL pointer dereference in the Local Download Sharing Service protocol dissector. Remote attackers might leverage these flaws to trigger DoS via crafted LDSS packets. CVE-2019-10903 Missing boundary checks leading to heap out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Microsoft Spool Subsystem protocol dissector. Remote attackers might leverage these vulnerabilities to trigger DoS, or any other unspecified impact via crafted SPOOLSS packets.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'wireshark' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u19. We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)