SuSE 11.3 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 9968)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79620

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


wireshark has been updated to version 1.10.11 to fix five security issues.

These security issues have been fixed :

- SigComp UDVM buffer overflow. (CVE-2014-8710)

- AMQP dissector crash. (CVE-2014-8711)

- NCP dissector crashes. (CVE-2014-8712 / CVE-2014-8713)

- TN5250 infinite loops (CVE-2014-8714). This non-security issue has been fixed :

- enable zlib (bnc#899303). Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in :


Apply SAT patch number 9968.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79620

File Name: suse_11_wireshark-141114.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/28

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:wireshark, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8710, CVE-2014-8711, CVE-2014-8712, CVE-2014-8713, CVE-2014-8714