SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Numbers 8044 / 8045)

high Nessus Plugin ID 69091
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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This wireshark version update to 1.8.8 includes several security and general bug fixes.

Version update to 1.8.8 [bnc#824900] :

- vulnerabilities fixed :

- The CAPWAP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-32.

- The GMR-1 BCCH dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-33.

- The PPP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-34.

- The NBAP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-35.

- The RDP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-36.

- The GSM CBCH dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-37.

- The Assa Abloy R3 dissector could consume excessive memory and CPU. wnpa-sec-2013-38. (CVE-2013-4080)

- The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack.
wnpa-sec-2013-39. (CVE-2013-4081)

- The Ixia IxVeriWave file parser could overflow the heap.
wnpa-sec-2013-40. (CVE-2013-4082)

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-41.

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
html Version update to 1.8.7 [bnc#813217, bnc#820973] :

- vulnerabilities fixed :

- The RELOAD dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-23. (CVE-2013-2486 / CVE-2013-2487)

- The GTPv2 dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-24

- The ASN.1 BER dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-25

- The PPP CCP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-26

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-27

- The MPEG DSM-CC dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-28

- The Websocket dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-29

- The MySQL dissector could go into an infinite loop.

- The ETCH dissector could go into a large loop.

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
html Ohter bug fixes :

- 'Save As' Nokia libpcap corrupting the file.

- wireshark crashed in 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this Association'. (bnc#816887)


Apply SAT patch number 8044 / 8045 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69091

File Name: suse_11_wireshark-130711.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/28/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 7/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2486, CVE-2013-2487, CVE-2013-3555, CVE-2013-3556, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-3558, CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-3560, CVE-2013-3561, CVE-2013-3562, CVE-2013-4074, CVE-2013-4075, CVE-2013-4076, CVE-2013-4077, CVE-2013-4078, CVE-2013-4079, CVE-2013-4080, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4082, CVE-2013-4083