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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66255


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: Medium

ID: 66255

File Name: suse_wireshark-8500.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/04/29

Modified: 2013/05/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/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: 2013/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6054, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2013-2478, CVE-2013-2480, CVE-2013-2481, CVE-2013-2482, CVE-2013-2483, CVE-2013-2484, CVE-2013-2485, CVE-2013-2488