SuSE 11 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 1606)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43085


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Version upgrade of wireshark fix multiple vulnerabilities :

- The Paltalk dissector could crash on alignment-sensitive processors. (CVE-2009-3549: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM))

- The DCERPC/NT dissector could crash. (CVE-2009-3550:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM))

- The SMB dissector could crash. (CVE-2009-3551: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM))

- The RADIUS dissector could crash. (CVE-2009-2560: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM))

- Fix for an integer overflow in wiretap/erf.c that allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ERF file. (CVE-2009-3829). (CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 (HIGH))


Apply SAT patch number 1606.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43085

File Name: suse_11_wireshark-091125.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/09

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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: 2009/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2560, CVE-2009-3549, CVE-2009-3550, CVE-2009-3551, CVE-2009-3829

CWE: 20, 189