SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 8500)

high Nessus Plugin ID 66255
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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


wireshark has been updated to 1.6.14 to fix bugs and security issues :

Vulnerabilities fixed :

- The sFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2012-32 CVE-2012-6054: * The SCTP dissector could go into an infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2012-33 CVE-2012-6056: * The MS-MMS dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-13 CVE-2013-2478

- The RTPS and RTPS2 dissectors could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-15 CVE-2013-2480: * The Mount dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-16 CVE-2013-2481

- The AMPQ dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-17 CVE-2013-2482: * The ACN dissector could attempt to divide by zero. wnpa-sec-2013-18 CVE-2013-2483: * The CIMD dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2013-19 CVE-2013-2484

- The FCSP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-20 CVE-2013-2485: * The DTLS dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-22 CVE-2013-2488

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support are listed in :


Apply ZYPP patch number 8500.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66255

File Name: suse_wireshark-8500.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/29/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6054, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2013-2475, CVE-2013-2476, CVE-2013-2477, CVE-2013-2478, CVE-2013-2479, CVE-2013-2480, CVE-2013-2481, CVE-2013-2482, CVE-2013-2483, CVE-2013-2484, CVE-2013-2485, CVE-2013-2486, CVE-2013-2487, CVE-2013-2488