SuSE 11 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 2082)

high Nessus Plugin ID 51635


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update of wireshark fixes :

- Remote attackers could potentially trigger a buffer overflow in the Daintree SNA file parser.

- Specially crafted packets could cause the SMB and SMB2 dissector to crash wireshark. (CVE-2009-4377)

- Unspecified vulnerability in the Infiniband dissector allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service.

- Several buffer overflows in the LWRES dissector.


Apply SAT patch number 2082.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51635

File Name: suse_11_wireshark-100228.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/21/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark LWRES Dissector getaddrsbyname_request Buffer Overflow (loop))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2563, CVE-2009-4376, CVE-2009-4377, CVE-2010-0304

CWE: 119