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

- CVE-2017-13766: Profinet I/O buffer overrun

- CVE-2017-13765: IrCOMM dissector buffer overrun

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102948 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-13765

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now