SuSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ZYPP Patch Number 5866)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41505


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes problems that could crash wireshark when processing compressed data (CVE-2008-3933) and Q.931 packets. (CVE-2008-4685)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5866.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41505

File Name: suse_ethereal-5866.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-4685

CWE: 20, 399