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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:152: wireshark

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the wireshark package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:152 (wireshark).

Vulnerabilities in the SCSI, DHCP, and SSCOP dissectors were discovered
in versions of wireshark less than 0.99.3, as well as an off-by-one
error in the IPsec ESP preference parser if compiled with ESP
decryption support.
This updated provides wireshark 0.99.3a which is not vulnerable to
these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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