openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-6444)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42039


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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42039

File Name: suse_wireshark-6444.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

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:10.3

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