openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0930-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 74695


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- This version update fixes the following security issues (bnc#772738) :

- The PPP dissector could crash (wnpa-sec-2012-11 CVE-2012-4048)

- The NFS dissector could use excessive amounts of CPU (wnpa-sec-2012-12 CVE-2012-4049)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 74695

File Name: openSUSE-2012-470.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/07/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#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:11.4, 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: 2012/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4048, CVE-2012-4049

OSVDB: 84260, 84261