SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2016:2453-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

wireshark was updated to version 1.12.13 to fix the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6504: wireshark: NDS dissector crash

- CVE-2016-6505: wireshark: PacketBB dissector could
divide by zero (bnc#991013)

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

- CVE-2016-6507: wireshark: MMSE infinite loop

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

- CVE-2016-6509: wireshark: LDSS dissector crash

- CVE-2016-6510: wireshark: RLC dissector crash

- CVE-2016-6511: wireshark: OpenFlow long loop (bnc991020)

- CVE-2016-5350: SPOOLS infinite loop (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5351: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5352: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash, different
from wpna-sec-2016-30 (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5353: UMTS FP crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5354: USB dissector crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5355: Toshiba file parser crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5356: CoSine file parser crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5357: NetScreen file parser crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5358: Ethernet dissector crash (bsc#983671).

- CVE-2016-5359: WBXML infinite loop (bsc#983671). For
more details please see:

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1429=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : true

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