SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2018:4295-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120194


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This update for wireshark fixes the following issues :

Update to Wireshark 2.4.11 (bsc#1117740).

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-19625: The Wireshark dissection engine could crash

CVE-2018-19626: The DCOM dissector could crash (wnpa-sec-2018-52)

CVE-2018-19623: The LBMPDM dissector could crash (wnpa-sec-2018-53)

CVE-2018-19622: The MMSE dissector could go into an infinite loop

CVE-2018-19627: The IxVeriWave file parser could crash

CVE-2018-19624: The PVFS dissector could crash (wnpa-sec-2018-56)

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 Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-3066=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120194

File Name: suse_SU-2018-4295-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Modified: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-ui-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-ui-qt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19622, CVE-2018-19623, CVE-2018-19624, CVE-2018-19625, CVE-2018-19626, CVE-2018-19627