SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 8168)

low Nessus Plugin ID 59723
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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


This version upgrade of wireshark fixes multiple denial of service flaws :

- denial of service via memory alignment flaw.

- DIAMETER memory allocation flaw. (CVE-2012-2393)

- denial of service in multiple dissectors / parsers Additionally, various other non-security bug fixes have been introduced. (CVE-2012-2392)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8168.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59723

File Name: suse_wireshark-8168.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/27/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2392, CVE-2012-2393, CVE-2012-2394