SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 7943)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This version upgrade of wireshark to 1.4.11 fixes the following
security issues :

- RLC dissector buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-0043)

- multiple file parser vulnerabilities. (CVE-2012-0041)

- NULL pointer vulnerabilities. (CVE-2012-0042)

- DoS due to too large buffer alloc request.
(CVE-2012-0066)

- DoS due to integer underflow and too large buffer alloc.
request. (CVE-2012-0067)

- memory corruption due to buffer underflow Additionally,
various other non-security issues were resolved.
(CVE-2012-0068)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0041.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0042.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0043.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0066.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0067.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0068.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7943.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58117 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0041
CVE-2012-0042
CVE-2012-0043
CVE-2012-0066
CVE-2012-0067
CVE-2012-0068

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