openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:1633-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74838


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following issues for wireshark :

- Security update to 1.8.4 :

CVE-2012-5592 Wireshark #1 pcap-ng hostname disclosure (wnpa-sec-2012-30)

CVE-2012-5593 Wireshark #2 DoS (infinite loop) in the USB dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-31)

CVE-2012-5594 Wireshark #3 DoS (infinite loop) in the sFlow dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-32)

CVE-2012-5595 Wireshark #4 DoS (infinite loop) in the SCTP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-33)

CVE-2012-5596 Wireshark #5 DoS (infinite loop) in the EIGRP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-34)

CVE-2012-5597 Wireshark #6 DoS (crash) in the ISAKMP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-35)

CVE-2012-5598 Wireshark #7 DoS (infinite loop) in the iSCSI dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-36)

CVE-2012-5599 Wireshark #8 DoS (infinite loop) in the WTP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-37)

CVE-2012-5600 Wireshark #9 DoS (infinite loop) in the RTCP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-38)

CVE-2012-5601 Wireshark #10 DoS (infinite loop) in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-39)

CVE-2012-5602 Wireshark #11 DoS (infinite loop) in the ICMPv6 dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-40)

And also the bugfix :

- bnc#780669: change wireshark.spec BuildRequires lua-devel to lua51-devel to fix lua-support in openSUSE 12.2


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74838

File Name: openSUSE-2012-844.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6052, CVE-2012-6053, CVE-2012-6054, CVE-2012-6055, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2012-6057, CVE-2012-6058, CVE-2012-6059, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062