openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2011:0010-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 53808
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Wireshark version 1.4.2 fixes several security issues that allowed attackers to crash wireshark or potentially even execute arbitrary code

(CVE-2010-1455, CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2285, CVE-2010-2286, CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993, CVE-2010-2994, CVE-2010-2995, CVE-2010-3445, CVE-2010-4300, CVE-2010-4301)

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603251

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613487

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630599

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643078

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655448

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-01/msg00012.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 53808

File Name: suse_11_2_wireshark-101222.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 12/22/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3445, CVE-2010-1455, CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2286, CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2994, CVE-2010-2995, CVE-2010-4300, CVE-2010-2285, CVE-2010-4301, CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993