openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-5886)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35272


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes problems that could crash wireshark when processing compressed data and when processing rf5 files (CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-3934) as well as CVE-2008-4680 (USB dissector crash), CVE-2008-4681 (Bluetooth RFCOMM dissector crash), CVE-2008-4683 (Bluetooth ACL dissector crash), CVE-2008-4684 (PRP and MATE dissector crash) and CVE-2008-4685 (Q.931 dissector crash). CVE-2008-5285 (SMTP dissector infinite loop)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35272

File Name: suse_wireshark-5886.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


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:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-3934, CVE-2008-4680, CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685, CVE-2008-5285

CWE: 20, 399