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

high Nessus Plugin ID 83596
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.16.html

- 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)

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.15.html

- 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.
(bug#816887)

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.

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?023b8157

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2486.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2487.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3555.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3556.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3557.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3558.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3559.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3560.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3561.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3562.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4074.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4075.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4076.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4077.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4078.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4079.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4080.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4081.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4082.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4083.html

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.15.html

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.16.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/816887

https://bugzilla.novell.com/820973

https://bugzilla.novell.com/824900

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e71c4a9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83596

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

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2013

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