SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2018:0980-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109197

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VPR Score: 4.4


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


This update for wireshark fixes the following issues :

- Update to wireshark 2.2.14, fix such issues :

- bsc#1088200 VUL-0: wireshark: multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2.2.14, 2.4.6

- CVE-2018-9256: LWAPP dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9260: IEEE 802.15.4 dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9261: NBAP dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9262: VLAN dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9263: Kerberos dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9264: ADB dissector crash

- CVE-2018-9265: tn3270 dissector has a memory leak

- CVE-2018-9266: ISUP dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9267: LAPD dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9268: SMB2 dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9269: GIOP dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9270: OIDS dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9271: multipart dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9272: h223 dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9273: pcp dissector memory leak

- CVE-2018-9274: failure message memory leak

- CVE-2018-9259: MP4 dissector crash

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-wireshark-13566=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-wireshark-13566=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-wireshark-13566=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109197

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0980-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/20

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-9256, CVE-2018-9259, CVE-2018-9260, CVE-2018-9261, CVE-2018-9262, CVE-2018-9263, CVE-2018-9264, CVE-2018-9265, CVE-2018-9266, CVE-2018-9267, CVE-2018-9268, CVE-2018-9269, CVE-2018-9270, CVE-2018-9271, CVE-2018-9272, CVE-2018-9273, CVE-2018-9274