openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2017-674)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100752


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This update for wireshark fixes minor vulnerabilities that could be used to trigger dissector crashes, infinite loops, or cause excessive use of CPU resources by making Wireshark read specially crafted packages from the network or a capture file :

- CVE-2017-9352: Bazaar dissector infinite loop (boo#1042304)

- CVE-2017-9348: DOF dissector read overflow (boo#1042303)

- CVE-2017-9351: DHCP dissector read overflow (boo#1042302)

- CVE-2017-9346: SoulSeek dissector infinite loop (boo#1042301)

- CVE-2017-9345: DNS dissector infinite loop (boo#1042300)

- CVE-2017-9349: DICOM dissector infinite loop (boo#1042305)

- CVE-2017-9350: openSAFETY dissector memory exhaustion (boo#1042299)

- CVE-2017-9344: BT L2CAP dissector divide by zero (boo#1042298)

- CVE-2017-9343: MSNIP dissector crash (boo#1042309)

- CVE-2017-9347: ROS dissector crash (boo#1042308)

- CVE-2017-9354: RGMP dissector crash (boo#1042307)

- CVE-2017-9353: IPv6 dissector crash (boo#1042306)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100752

File Name: openSUSE-2017-674.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/13

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-gtk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-gtk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9343, CVE-2017-9344, CVE-2017-9345, CVE-2017-9346, CVE-2017-9347, CVE-2017-9348, CVE-2017-9349, CVE-2017-9350, CVE-2017-9351, CVE-2017-9352, CVE-2017-9353, CVE-2017-9354