SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2018:3590-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118589

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for wireshark fixes the following issues :

Wireshark was updated to 2.4.10 (bsc#1111647).

Following security issues were fixed :

CVE-2018-18227: MS-WSP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-47)

CVE-2018-12086: OpcUA dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2018-50)

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support that were done are listed in :

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.4.10.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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-2548=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2548=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2548=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1111647

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12086.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18227.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?7da4c14f

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.4.10.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118589

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3590-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/01

Modified: 2018/11/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12086, CVE-2018-18227