openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0558-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Changes in wireshark :

- update to 1.4.12

- fix bnc#754474, bnc#754476, bnc#754477(fixed upstream)

- Security fixes :

- wnpa-sec-2012-04 The ANSI A dissector could dereference
a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823)

- wnpa-sec-2012-06 The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could
crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804)

- wnpa-sec-2012-07 The MP2T dissector could try to
allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6804)

- The Windows installers now include GnuTLS 1.12.18, which
fixes several vulnerabilities.

- Bug fixes :

- Some PGM options are not parsed correctly. (Bug 5687)

- dumpcap crashes when capturing from pipe to a pcap-ng
file (e.g., when passing data from CACE Pilot to
Wireshark). (Bug 5939)

- No error for UDP/IPv6 packet with zero checksum. (Bug

- packetBB dissector bug: More than 1000000 items in the
tree -- possible infinite loop. (Bug 6687)

- Ethernet traces in K12 text format sometimes give bogus
'malformed frame' errors and other problems. (Bug 6735)

- non-IPP packets to or from port 631 are dissected as
IPP. (Bug 6765)

- IAX2 dissector reads past end of packet for unknown IEs.
(Bug 6815)

- Pcap-NG files with SHB options longer than 100 bytes
aren't recognized as pcap-NG files, and options longer
than 100 bytes in other blocks aren't handled either.
(Bug 6846)

- Patch to fix DTLS decryption. (Bug 6847)

- Expression... dialog is crash. (Bug 6891)

- ISAKMP : VendorID CheckPoint : Malformed Packet. (Bug

- Radiotap dissector lists a bogus 'DBM TX Attenuation'
bit. (Bug 7000)

- MySQL dissector assertion. (Ask 8649) Updated Protocol
Support HTTP, ISAKMP, MySQL, PacketBB, PGM, TCP, UDP New
and Updated Capture File Support Endace ERF, Pcap-NG.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74610 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1593

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