SuSE 11 Security Update : ethereal and wireshark (SAT Patch Number 1231)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41385


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


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


Apply SAT patch number 1231.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41385

File Name: suse_11_ethereal-090818.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:wireshark, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2562