openSUSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ethereal-5056)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31397


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following bugs :

- the SCTP dissector could crash

- the SNMP dissector could crash

- the TFTP dissector could crash Wireshark (maybe a bug in the Cairo library on specific platforms)


Update the affected ethereal packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31397

File Name: suse_ethereal-5056.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/07

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ethereal, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ethereal-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/28