openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0295-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76047


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following security issues :

- 741187: multiple file parser vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-0041)

- 741188: RLC dissector buffer overflow (CVE-2012-0043)

- 741190: NULL pointer vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-0042)

- CVE-2012-0066: DoS due to too large buffer alloc request

- CVE-2012-0067: DoS due to integer underflow and too large buffer alloc. request

- CVE-2012-0068: memory corruption due to buffer underflow


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76047

File Name: suse_11_4_wireshark-120201.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0043, CVE-2012-0066, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0068