SUSE SLES12 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2018:2891-2)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118294


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This update for wireshark to version 2.4.9 fixes the following issues :

Wireshark was updated to 2.4.9 (bsc#1094301, bsc#1106514).

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-16058: Bluetooth AVDTP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-44)

CVE-2018-16056: Bluetooth Attribute Protocol dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-45)

CVE-2018-16057: Radiotap dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-46)

CVE-2018-11355: Fix RTCP dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14370: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-43, bsc#1101802)

CVE-2018-14368: Bazaar dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2018-40, bsc#1101794)

CVE-2018-11362: Fix LDSS dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-11361: Fix IEEE 802.11 dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-11360: Fix GSM A DTAP dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14342: BGP dissector large loop (wnpa-sec-2018-34, bsc#1101777)

CVE-2018-14343: ASN.1 BER dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-37, bsc#1101786)

CVE-2018-14340: Multiple dissectors could crash (wnpa-sec-2018-36, bsc#1101804)

CVE-2018-14341: DICOM dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-39, bsc#1101776)

CVE-2018-11358: Fix Q.931 dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14344: ISMP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-35, bsc#1101788)

CVE-2018-11359: Fix multiple dissectors crashs (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-11356: Fix DNS dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14339: MMSE dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2018-38, bsc#1101810)

CVE-2018-11357: Fix multiple dissectors that could consume excessive memory (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14367: CoAP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-42, bsc#1101791)

CVE-2018-11354: Fix IEEE 1905.1a dissector crash (bsc#1094301).

CVE-2018-14369: HTTP2 dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-41, bsc#1101800)

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:

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 Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2051=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118294

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2891-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/22/2018

Updated: 9/10/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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


Risk Factor: High

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: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwscodecs1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwscodecs1-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-gtk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-gtk-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwireshark9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwireshark9-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwiretap7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwiretap7-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwsutil8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwsutil8-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11354, CVE-2018-11355, CVE-2018-11356, CVE-2018-11357, CVE-2018-11358, CVE-2018-11359, CVE-2018-11360, CVE-2018-11361, CVE-2018-11362, CVE-2018-14339, CVE-2018-14340, CVE-2018-14341, CVE-2018-14342, CVE-2018-14343, CVE-2018-14344, CVE-2018-14367, CVE-2018-14368, CVE-2018-14369, CVE-2018-14370, CVE-2018-16056, CVE-2018-16057, CVE-2018-16058