SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2013:0238-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update to 1.8.4 fixes the following issues :

- Wireshark could leak potentially sensitive host name
resolution information when working with multiple
pcap-ng files. (wnpa-sec-2012-30, CVE-2012-5592 )

- The USB dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-31, CVE-2012-5593 )

- The sFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(npa-sec-2012-32, CVE-2012-5594 )

- The SCTP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-33, CVE-2012-5595 )

- The EIGRP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-34, CVE-2012-5596 )

- The ISAKMP dissector could crash. (wnpa-sec-2012-35,
CVE-2012-5597 )

- The iSCSI dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-36, CVE-2012-5598 )

- The WTP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-37, CVE-2012-5599 )

- The RTCP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-38, CVE-2012-5600 )

- The 3GPP2 A11 dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-39, CVE-2012-5601 )

- The ICMPv6 dissector could go into an infinite loop.
(wnpa-sec-2012-40, CVE-2012-5602 )

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed at
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.4.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5592
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5593
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5594
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5595
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5596
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5597
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5598
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5599
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5600
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5601
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5602
http://www.nessus.org/u?339a0d86
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5592.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5593.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5594.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5595.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5596.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5597.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5598.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5599.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5600.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5601.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5602.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.4.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/792005
http://www.nessus.org/u?a8fdfe40

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp2-wireshark-7240

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-wireshark-7240

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-wireshark-7240

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp2-wireshark-7240

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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