SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2015:1046-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84191


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


Wireshark was updated to 1.10.14 to fix four security issues.

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- CVE-2015-3811: The WCP dissector could crash while decompressing data. (wnpa-sec-2015-14)

- CVE-2015-3812: The X11 dissector could leak memory.

- CVE-2015-3813: The packet reassembly code could leak memory. (wnpa-sec-2015-16)

- CVE-2015-3814: The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop. (wnpa-sec-2015-17)

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-266=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-266=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-266=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84191

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1046-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/15

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:wireshark-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3811, CVE-2015-3812, CVE-2015-3813, CVE-2015-3814

BID: 74631, 74633, 74635, 74637

OSVDB: 119256, 122090, 122091, 122092