openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-6007)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35729


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


wireshark: fixed crashes while reading capture files containing NetScreen data (CVE-2009-0599), Tektronix K12 capture files (CVE-2009-0600) and and a format string vulnerability (CVE-2009-0601).


Update the affected wireshark packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35729

File Name: suse_wireshark-6007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/02/23

Modified: 2016/12/22

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:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0599, CVE-2009-0600, CVE-2009-0601

CWE: 20, 119, 134