SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2021:3938-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 155894

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-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?fa12ecc6

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: 155894

File Name: suse_SU-2021-3938-1.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:suse_linux:libwireshark14, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwiretap11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwsutil12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-ui-qt, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2021:3938-1

IAVB: 2021-B-0065-S