openSUSE 15 Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2021:3938-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 155888

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:3938-1 advisory.

- NULL pointer exception in the IPPUSB dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39920)

- NULL pointer exception in the Modbus dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39921)

- Buffer overflow in the C12.22 dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39922)

- Large loop in the Bluetooth DHT dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39924)

- Buffer overflow in the Bluetooth SDP dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39925)

- Buffer overflow in the Bluetooth HCI_ISO dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39926)

- NULL pointer exception in the IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39928)

- Uncontrolled Recursion in the Bluetooth DHT dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.9 and 3.2.0 to 3.2.17 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2021-39929)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1192830

http://www.nessus.org/u?e1210fde

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39920

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39921

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39922

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39924

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39925

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39926

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39928

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-39929

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 155888

File Name: openSUSE-2021-3938.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2021

Updated: 12/30/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-39929

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwireshark14, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwiretap11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwsutil12, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-39920, CVE-2021-39921, CVE-2021-39922, CVE-2021-39924, CVE-2021-39925, CVE-2021-39926, CVE-2021-39928, CVE-2021-39929

IAVB: 2021-B-0065-S