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: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/02/01

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 78256, 78257, 78258, 78656, 78657, 78658