openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2013:0947-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75017


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of wireshark includes several security and bug fixes.

+ 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:


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75017

File Name: openSUSE-2013-453.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2486, CVE-2013-2487

OSVDB: 91002, 91003