openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-1229)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40847

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523718

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40847

File Name: suse_11_1_wireshark-090818.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/02

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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