SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2017:1664-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101043


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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


The network analysis tool wireshark was updated to version 2.0.13 to fix the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9352: Bazaar dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-22) (bsc#1042304)

- CVE-2017-9348: DOF dissector read overflow (wnpa-sec-2017-23) (bsc#1042303)

- CVE-2017-9351: DHCP dissector read overflow (wnpa-sec-2017-24) (bsc#1042302)

- CVE-2017-9346: SoulSeek dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-25) (bsc#1042301)

- CVE-2017-9345: DNS dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-26) (bsc#1042300)

- CVE-2017-9349: DICOM dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-27) (bsc#1042305)

- CVE-2017-9350: openSAFETY dissector memory exh..
(wnpa-sec-2017-28) (bsc#1042299)

- CVE-2017-9344: BT L2CAP dissector divide by zero (wnpa-sec-2017-29) (bsc#1042298)

- CVE-2017-9343: MSNIP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2017-30) (bsc#1042309)

- CVE-2017-9347: ROS dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2017-31) (bsc#1042308)

- CVE-2017-9354: RGMP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2017-32) (bsc#1042307)

- CVE-2017-9353: wireshark: IPv6 dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2017-33) (bsc#1042306)

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.


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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-wireshark-13170=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-wireshark-13170=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-wireshark-13170=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101043

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1664-1.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/26/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-gtk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/23/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2017

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