SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 7501)

High Nessus Plugin ID 54995


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


This update to wireshark version 1.4.5 fixes the following security issues :

- Resource Management Errors. (CWE-399, CVE-2011-1590)

- Buffer Errors. (CWE-119, CVE-2011-1591)

- Numeric Errors (CWE-189, CVE-2011-1592)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7501.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 54995

File Name: suse_wireshark-7501.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/08

Modified: 2017/06/05

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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: 2011/05/03

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark packet-dect.c Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-1591, CVE-2011-1592

CWE: 119, 189, 399