openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2016-302)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wireshark was updated to 1.12.10, fixing a number issues in protocol
dissectors that could have allowed a remote attacker to crash
Wireshark or cause excessive CPU usage through specially crafted
packages inserted into the network or a capture file, specifically :

- CVE-2016-2523: DNP dissector infinite loop
(wnpa-sec-2016-03)

- CVE-2016-2530: RSL dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-10)

- CVE-2016-2531: RSL dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-10)

- CVE-2016-2532: LLRP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-11)

- GSM A-bis OML dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-14)

- ASN.1 BER dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-15)

- ASN.1 BER dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-18)

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.10.html

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- boo#961170: Recommend wireshark-ui instead of requiring
it to support text-only used

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961170
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=968565
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.10.html

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89716 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2523
CVE-2016-2530
CVE-2016-2531
CVE-2016-2532

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