SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 8500)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

wireshark has been updated to 1.6.14 to fix bugs and security issues :

Vulnerabilities fixed :

- The sFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2012-32 CVE-2012-6054: * The SCTP dissector
could go into an infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2012-33
CVE-2012-6056: * The MS-MMS dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-13 CVE-2013-2478

- The RTPS and RTPS2 dissectors could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-15 CVE-2013-2480: * The Mount dissector
could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-16 CVE-2013-2481

- The AMPQ dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-17 CVE-2013-2482: * The ACN dissector
could attempt to divide by zero. wnpa-sec-2013-18
CVE-2013-2483: * The CIMD dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-19 CVE-2013-2484

- The FCSP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-20 CVE-2013-2485: * The DTLS dissector
could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-22 CVE-2013-2488

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support are listed in :

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.14.html

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6054.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6056.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2478.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2480.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2481.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2482.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2483.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2484.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2485.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2488.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8500.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

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