SuSE 11.1 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 6170)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This version upgrade of wireshark fixes the following security
vulnerabilities :

- The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer
and crash. (CVE-2012-1593)

- The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to
read ERF data. (CVE-2012-1595)

- The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory
and crash. (CVE-2012-1596) Additionally, various other
non-security bugs have been fixed.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754474
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754476
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754477
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1593.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1595.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1596.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6170.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58944 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1593
CVE-2012-1595
CVE-2012-1596

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