openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2013:0947-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of wireshark includes several security and bug fixes.
[bnc#820566]

+ 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.
wnpa-sec-2013-30

- The ETCH dissector could go into a large loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-31

+ Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed
in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.7.
html

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-05/msg00040.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00083.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820566
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.7.html

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75017 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2486
CVE-2013-2487

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