SUSE SLED11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2015:1676-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86289
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Synopsis

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

Description

Wireshark has been updated to 1.12.7. (FATE#319388)

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- Wireshark could crash when adding an item to the protocol tree. wnpa-sec-2015-21 CVE-2015-6241

- Wireshark could attempt to free invalid memory.
wnpa-sec-2015-22 CVE-2015-6242

- Wireshark could crash when searching for a protocol dissector. wnpa-sec-2015-23 CVE-2015-6243

- The ZigBee dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-24 CVE-2015-6244

- The GSM RLC/MAC dissector could go into an infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2015-25 CVE-2015-6245

- The WaveAgent dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-26 CVE-2015-6246

- The OpenFlow dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2015-27 CVE-2015-6247

- Wireshark could crash due to invalid ptvcursor length checking. wnpa-sec-2015-28 CVE-2015-6248

- The WCCP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2015-29 CVE-2015-6249

- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.7 .html

Also a fix from 1.12.6 in GSM DTAP was backported. (bnc#935158 CVE-2015-4652)

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

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-wireshark-1127-12112=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-wireshark-1127-12112=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-wireshark-1127-12112=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-wireshark-1127-12112=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=935158

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=941500

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3813/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4652/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6241/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6242/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6243/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6244/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6245/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6246/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6247/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6248/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6249/

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa555031

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.7.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86289

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1676-2.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/6/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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: 9/16/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3813, CVE-2015-4652, CVE-2015-6241, CVE-2015-6242, CVE-2015-6243, CVE-2015-6244, CVE-2015-6245, CVE-2015-6246, CVE-2015-6247, CVE-2015-6248, CVE-2015-6249

BID: 74633, 75316