openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2014:0017-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75415


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- update to 1.10.5

+ bugs fixed :

- Wireshark stops showing new packets but dumpcap keeps writing them to the temp file.

- Wireshark 1.10.4 shuts down when promiscuous mode is unchecked.

- Homeplug dissector bug: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION:
dissector accessed an invalid memory address.

- update to 1.10.4 [bnc#855980]

+ vulnerabilities fixed :

- The SIP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2013-66 CVE-2013-7112

- The BSSGP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2013-67 CVE-2013-7113

- The NTLMSSP v2 dissector could crash. Discovered by Garming Sam. wnpa-sec-2013-68 CVE-2013-7114

+ Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in: .html


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75415

File Name: openSUSE-2014-9.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7112, CVE-2013-7113, CVE-2013-7114