openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2020-2076)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143312



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for wireshark fixes the following issues :

- wireshark was updated to 3.2.8 :

- CVE-2020-26575: Fixed an issue where FBZERO dissector was entering in infinite loop (bsc#1177406)

- CVE-2020-28030: Fixed an issue where GQUIC dissector was crashing (bsc#1178291)

- Infinite memory allocation while parsing this tcp packet

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143312

File Name: openSUSE-2020-2076.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 2/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28030


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwireshark13, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwireshark13-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwiretap10, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwiretap10-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwsutil11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwsutil11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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: 11/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26575, CVE-2020-28030