openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-3886)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Various security problems were fixed in the wireshark 0.99.6 release,
which were backported :

CVE-2007-3389: Wireshark allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via a crafted chunked encoding in an HTTP response,
possibly related to a zero-length payload.

CVE-2007-3390: Wireshark when running on certain systems, allowed
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted
iSeries capture files that trigger a SIGTRAP.

CVE-2007-3391: Wireshark allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (memory consumption) via a malformed DCP ETSI packet that
triggers an infinite loop.

CVE-2007-3392: Wireshark allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service via malformed (1) SSL or (2) MMS packets that trigger an
infinite loop.

CVE-2007-3393: Off-by-one error in the DHCP/BOOTP dissector in
Wireshark allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via crafted DHCP-over-DOCSIS packets.

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: 27478 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3389
CVE-2007-3390
CVE-2007-3391
CVE-2007-3392
CVE-2007-3393

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