openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0558-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74610


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Changes in wireshark :

- update to 1.4.12

- fix bnc#754474, bnc#754476, bnc#754477(fixed upstream)

- Security fixes :

- wnpa-sec-2012-04 The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823)

- wnpa-sec-2012-06 The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804)

- wnpa-sec-2012-07 The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6804)

- The Windows installers now include GnuTLS 1.12.18, which fixes several vulnerabilities.

- Bug fixes :

- Some PGM options are not parsed correctly. (Bug 5687)

- dumpcap crashes when capturing from pipe to a pcap-ng file (e.g., when passing data from CACE Pilot to Wireshark). (Bug 5939)

- No error for UDP/IPv6 packet with zero checksum. (Bug 6232)

- packetBB dissector bug: More than 1000000 items in the tree -- possible infinite loop. (Bug 6687)

- Ethernet traces in K12 text format sometimes give bogus 'malformed frame' errors and other problems. (Bug 6735)

- non-IPP packets to or from port 631 are dissected as IPP. (Bug 6765)

- IAX2 dissector reads past end of packet for unknown IEs.
(Bug 6815)

- Pcap-NG files with SHB options longer than 100 bytes aren't recognized as pcap-NG files, and options longer than 100 bytes in other blocks aren't handled either.
(Bug 6846)

- Patch to fix DTLS decryption. (Bug 6847)

- Expression... dialog is crash. (Bug 6891)

- ISAKMP : VendorID CheckPoint : Malformed Packet. (Bug 6972)

- Radiotap dissector lists a bogus 'DBM TX Attenuation' bit. (Bug 7000)

- MySQL dissector assertion. (Ask 8649) Updated Protocol Support HTTP, ISAKMP, MySQL, PacketBB, PGM, TCP, UDP New and Updated Capture File Support Endace ERF, Pcap-NG.


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74610

File Name: openSUSE-2012-248.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1593, CVE-2012-1595, CVE-2012-1596