openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-539)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40153


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40153

File Name: suse_11_0_wireshark-090218.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

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: 2009/02/18

Reference Information

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

CWE: 20, 119, 134