openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0657-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update is a maintenance release of Wireshark. It fixes some
vulererabilities when dissecting certain protocols. As packages for
these protocols may be received over the network, an attacker may
trigger infinite or large loops or crashes of the dissector. Wireshark
release notes and advisories :



- CVE-2012-2392


- CVE-2012-2393


- CVE-2012-2394

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74636 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2392

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