openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0295-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues :

- 741187: multiple file parser vulnerabilities
(CVE-2012-0041)

- 741188: RLC dissector buffer overflow (CVE-2012-0043)

- 741190: NULL pointer vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-0042)

- CVE-2012-0066: DoS due to too large buffer alloc request

- CVE-2012-0067: DoS due to integer underflow and too
large buffer alloc. request

- CVE-2012-0068: memory corruption due to buffer underflow

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-02/msg00058.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741187
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741188
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741190

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76047 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0041
CVE-2012-0042
CVE-2012-0043
CVE-2012-0066
CVE-2012-0067
CVE-2012-0068

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