openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2016-302)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89716
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Wireshark was updated to 1.12.10, fixing a number issues in protocol dissectors that could have allowed a remote attacker to crash Wireshark or cause excessive CPU usage through specially crafted packages inserted into the network or a capture file, specifically :

- CVE-2016-2523: DNP dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-03)

- CVE-2016-2530: RSL dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-10)

- CVE-2016-2531: RSL dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-10)

- CVE-2016-2532: LLRP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-11)

- GSM A-bis OML dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-14)

- ASN.1 BER dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-15)

- ASN.1 BER dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2016-18)

Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.10.html

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- boo#961170: Recommend wireshark-ui instead of requiring it to support text-only used

Solution

Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961170

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=968565

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.10.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89716

File Name: openSUSE-2016-302.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2523, CVE-2016-2530, CVE-2016-2531, CVE-2016-2532