openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2015-554)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 85609


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Wireshark was updated to fix several security vulnerabilities and bugs.

- Wireshark 1.12.7 [boo#941500] The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- Wireshark could crash when adding an item to the protocol tree. wnpa-sec-2015-21

- Wireshark could attempt to free invalid memory.

- Wireshark could crash when searching for a protocol dissector. wnpa-sec-2015-23

- The ZigBee dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-24

- The GSM RLC/MAC dissector could go into an infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2015-25

- The WaveAgent dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-26

- The OpenFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.

- Wireshark could crash due to invalid ptvcursor length checking. wnpa-sec-2015-28

- The WCCP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-29

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in: .html


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 85609

File Name: openSUSE-2015-554.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/25

Modified: 2015/08/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-gtk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-gtk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wireshark-ui-qt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/14