openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2017-503)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to Wireshark 2.2.6 fixes minor vulnerabilities that could
be used to trigger a dissector crash or infinite loops by sending
specially crafted packages over the network or into a capture file :

- CVE-2017-7700: NetScaler file parser infinite loop

- CVE-2017-7701: BGP dissector infinite loop (boo#1033937)

- CVE-2017-7702: WBMXL dissector infinite loop

- CVE-2017-7703: IMAP dissector crash (boo#1033939)

- CVE-2017-7704: DOF dissector infinite loop (boo#1033940)

- CVE-2017-7705: RPCoRDMA dissector infinite loop

- CVE-2017-7745: SIGCOMP dissector infinite loop

- CVE-2017-7746: SLSK dissector long loop (boo#1033943)

- CVE-2017-7747: PacketBB dissector crash (boo#1033944)

- CVE-2017-7748: WSP dissector infinite loop (boo#1033945)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

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