openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-387)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40152


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-2008-4682 (Tamos CommView 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) and an infinite loop problem in the WLCCP dissector


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40152

File Name: suse_11_0_wireshark-081220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

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:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-3934, CVE-2008-4680, CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4682, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685, CVE-2008-5285

CWE: 20, 399