openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2015-478)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wireshark was updated to 1.12.6 to fix two security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-4651: The WCCP dissector crashed when reading
specially crafted packages from the network or a capture
files (wnpa-sec-2015-19, boo#935157).

- CVE-2015-4652: The GSM DTAP dissector crashed when
reading specially crafted packages from the network or a
capture file (wnpa-sec-2015-20, boo#935158).

This update also contains further bug fixes and updated protocol
support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.6.html

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=935157
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=935158
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.6.html

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84657 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4651
CVE-2015-4652

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