openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-388)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40320


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted packets could make the SMTP and WLCCP dissectory run into an infinite loop (CVE-2008-5285)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40320

File Name: suse_11_1_wireshark-081220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:11.1

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-2008-5285

CWE: 399