SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Numbers 8044 / 8045)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This wireshark version update to 1.8.8 includes several security and
general bug fixes.

Version update to 1.8.8 [bnc#824900] :

- vulnerabilities fixed :

- The CAPWAP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-32.

- The GMR-1 BCCH dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-33.

- The PPP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-34.

- The NBAP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-35.

- The RDP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-36.

- The GSM CBCH dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-37.

- The Assa Abloy R3 dissector could consume excessive
memory and CPU. wnpa-sec-2013-38. (CVE-2013-4080)

- The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack.
wnpa-sec-2013-39. (CVE-2013-4081)

- The Ixia IxVeriWave file parser could overflow the heap.
wnpa-sec-2013-40. (CVE-2013-4082)

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-41.

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed
html Version update to 1.8.7 [bnc#813217, bnc#820973] :

- vulnerabilities fixed :

- The RELOAD dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-23. (CVE-2013-2486 / CVE-2013-2487)

- The GTPv2 dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-24

- The ASN.1 BER dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-25

- The PPP CCP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-26

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-27

- The MPEG DSM-CC dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-28

- The Websocket dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-29

- The MySQL dissector could go into an infinite loop.

- The ETCH dissector could go into a large loop.

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed
html Ohter bug fixes :

- 'Save As' Nokia libpcap corrupting the file.

- wireshark crashed in 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this
Association'. (bnc#816887)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8044 / 8045 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

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