openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2016-947)

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 1.12.13 to fix a number of minor security
issues and bugs.

This release fixes 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.

- CVE-2016-6504: NDS dissector crash (boo#991012)

- CVE-2016-6505: PacketBB crash (boo#991013)

- CVE-2016-6506: WSP infinite loop (boo#991015)

- CVE-2016-6507: MMSE infinite loop (boo#991016)

- CVE-2016-6508: RLC long loop (boo#991017)

- CVE-2016-6509: LDSS dissector crash (boo#991018)

- CVE-2016-6510: RLC dissector crash (boo#991019)

- CVE-2016-6511: OpenFlow long loop (boo#991020)

This update also includes further bug fixes and updated protocol
support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.13.html

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991012
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991013
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991015
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991016
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991017
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991018
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991019
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991020
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.13.html

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92777 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6504
CVE-2016-6505
CVE-2016-6506
CVE-2016-6507
CVE-2016-6508
CVE-2016-6509
CVE-2016-6510
CVE-2016-6511

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