SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2013:1276-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83596


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This wireshark version update to 1.6.16 includes several security and general bug fixes.

- The CAPWAP dissector could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti. (CVE-2013-4074)

- The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack. Discovered by David Keeler. (CVE-2013-4081)

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. (CVE-2013-4083)

- The ASN.1 BER dissector could crash. ( CVE-2013-3556 CVE-2013-3557 )

The releases also fix various non-security issues.

Additionally, a crash in processing SCTP filters has been fixed.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected wireshark packages

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83596

File Name: suse_SU-2013-1276-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2486, CVE-2013-2487, CVE-2013-3555, CVE-2013-3556, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-3558, CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-3560, CVE-2013-3561, CVE-2013-3562, CVE-2013-4074, CVE-2013-4075, CVE-2013-4076, CVE-2013-4077, CVE-2013-4078, CVE-2013-4079, CVE-2013-4080, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4082, CVE-2013-4083

BID: 58363, 58364, 59992, 59994, 59995, 59996, 59997, 59998, 59999, 60000, 60001, 60002, 60003, 60021, 60448, 60495, 60498, 60499, 60500, 60501, 60502, 60503, 60504, 60505, 60506