openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-1229)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40847


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Flaws in the AFS dissector allowed attackers to crash wireshark via specially crafted network traffic (CVE-2009-2562).


Update the affected wireshark packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40847

File Name: suse_11_1_wireshark-090818.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/02

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: 2009/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2562