openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2011:0599-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76044


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This wireshark update fixes :

- Use of un-initialized variables (CVE-2011-1590)

- Buffer overflow in DECT dissector (CVE-2011-1591)

- Crash in NFS dissector on Windows (CVE-2011-1592)


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76044

File Name: suse_11_4_wireshark-110511.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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:11.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/11/2011

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark packet-dect.c Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-1591, CVE-2011-1592