This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
This update to Wireshark 2.2.4 fixes two minor vulnerabilities that
could be used to cause Wireshark to go into a large or infinite loop
by sending specially crafted packages over the network or into a
capture file. (bsc#1021739)
- CVE-2017-5596: The ASTERIX dissector could go into an
infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-01)
- CVE-2017-5597: The DHCPv6 dissector could go into a
large loop (wnpa-sec-2017-02)
- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed
See also :
Update the affected Wireshark packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0