openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-5145)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31778


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Multiple flaws in wireshark could lead to crashes when certain packets are processed (CVE-2008-1561,CVE-2008-1562,CVE-2008-1563)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31778

File Name: suse_wireshark-5145.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/04/04

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/02

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1561, CVE-2008-1562, CVE-2008-1563

CWE: 20