openSUSE Security Update : Wireshark (openSUSE-2015-379)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wireshark was updated to 1.12.5 to fix security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- CVE-2015-3808, CVE-2015-3809: The LBMR dissector could
go into an infinite loop. (wnpa-sec-2015-12)

- CVE-2015-3810: The WebSocket dissector could recurse
excessively. (wnpa-sec-2015-13)

- CVE-2015-3811: The WCP dissector could crash while
decompressing data. (wnpa-sec-2015-14)

- CVE-2015-3812: The X11 dissector could leak memory.
(wnpa-sec-2015-15)

- CVE-2015-3813: The packet reassembly code could leak
memory. (wnpa-sec-2015-16)

- CVE-2015-3814: The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into
an infinite loop. (wnpa-sec-2015-17)

- CVE-2015-3815: The Android Logcat file parser could
crash. (wnpa-sec-2015-18)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=930689

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: 83805 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3808
CVE-2015-3809
CVE-2015-3810
CVE-2015-3811
CVE-2015-3812
CVE-2015-3813
CVE-2015-3814
CVE-2015-3815

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