SuSE 11.1 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 5741)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58115
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

This version upgrade of wireshark to 1.4.11 fixes the following security issues :

- RLC dissector buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-0043)

- multiple file parser vulnerabilities. (CVE-2012-0041)

- NULL pointer vulnerabilities. (CVE-2012-0042)

- DoS due to too large buffer alloc request.
(CVE-2012-0066)

- DoS due to integer underflow and too large buffer alloc.
request. (CVE-2012-0067)

- memory corruption due to buffer underflow Additionally, various other non-security issues were resolved.
(CVE-2012-0068)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5741.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741187

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741188

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741190

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0041.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0042.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0043.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0066.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0067.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0068.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58115

File Name: suse_11_wireshark-120131.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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: 1/31/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0043, CVE-2012-0066, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0068