openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2017-995)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for wireshark to version 2.2.9 fixes the following
issues :

Minor vulnerabilities that could be used to trigger dissector crashes,
infinite loops, or cause excessive use of memory resources by making
Wireshark read specially crafted packages from the network or a
capture file :

- CVE-2017-13767: MSDP dissector infinite loop
(boo#1056248)

- CVE-2017-13766: Profinet I/O buffer overrun
(boo#1056249)

- CVE-2017-13765: IrCOMM dissector buffer overrun
(boo#1056251)

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed
in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.2.9.
html

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1056248
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1056249
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1056251
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.2.9.html

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102948 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-13765
CVE-2017-13766
CVE-2017-13767

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