openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0657-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 74636
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update is a maintenance release of Wireshark. It fixes some vulererabilities when dissecting certain protocols. As packages for these protocols may be received over the network, an attacker may trigger infinite or large loops or crashes of the dissector. Wireshark release notes and advisories :

- http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.13.html

- http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-08.html

- CVE-2012-2392

- http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html

- CVE-2012-2393

- http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html

- CVE-2012-2394

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.13.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-08.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=763634

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-05/msg00041.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 74636

File Name: openSUSE-2012-297.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Vector: AV:A/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: 5/25/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2012

Reference Information

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