openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2015-554)

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 fix several security vulnerabilities and

- Wireshark 1.12.7 [boo#941500] The following
vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- Wireshark could crash when adding an item to the
protocol tree. wnpa-sec-2015-21

- Wireshark could attempt to free invalid memory.

- Wireshark could crash when searching for a protocol
dissector. wnpa-sec-2015-23

- The ZigBee dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-24

- The GSM RLC/MAC dissector could go into an infinite
loop. wnpa-sec-2015-25

- The WaveAgent dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-26

- The OpenFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.

- Wireshark could crash due to invalid ptvcursor length
checking. wnpa-sec-2015-28

- The WCCP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-29

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85609 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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