SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2018:0179-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106293

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for wireshark to version 2.2.12 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-5334: IxVeriWave file could crash (bsc#1075737)

- CVE-2018-5335: WCP dissector could crash (bsc#1075738)

- CVE-2018-5336: Multiple dissector crashes (bsc#1075739)

- CVE-2017-17935: Incorrect handling of '\n' in file_read_line function could have lead to denial of service (bsc#1074171) This release no longer enables the Linux kernel BPF JIT compiler via the net.core.bpf_jit_enable sysctl, as this would make systems more vulnerable to Spectre variant 1 CVE-2017-5753 - (bsc#1075748) Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.2.12 .html

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.

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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-wireshark-13431=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-wireshark-13431=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-wireshark-13431=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074171

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1075737

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1075738

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1075739

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1075748

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-17935/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5334/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5335/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5336/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f114e3de

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.2.12.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106293

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0179-1.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/24

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwireshark8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwiretap6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwscodecs1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwsutil7, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-gtk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 2018/01/23

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17935, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2018-5334, CVE-2018-5335, CVE-2018-5336

IAVA: 2018-A-0020