SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2016:2212-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93342
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update to wireshark 1.12.13 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6504: wireshark: NDS dissector crash (bsc#991012)

- CVE-2016-6505: wireshark: PacketBB dissector could divide by zero (bsc#991013)

- CVE-2016-6506: wireshark: WSP infinite loop (bsc#991015)

- CVE-2016-6507: wireshark: MMSE infinite loop (bsc#991016)

- CVE-2016-6508: wireshark: RLC long loop (bsc#991017)

- CVE-2016-6509: wireshark: LDSS dissector crash (bsc#991018)

- CVE-2016-6510: wireshark: RLC dissector crash (bsc#991019)

- CVE-2016-6511: wireshark: OpenFlow long loop (bnc991020)

- CVE-2016-5350: SPOOLS infinite loop (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5351: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5352: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash, different from wpna-sec-2016-30 (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5353: UMTS FP crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5354: USB dissector crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5355: Toshiba file parser crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5356: CoSine file parser crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5357: NetScreen file parser crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5358: Ethernet dissector crash (bsc#983671)

- CVE-2016-5359: WBXML infinite loop (bsc#983671) For more details please see:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.1 2.html https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.1 3.html

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-wireshark-12725=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-wireshark-12725=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-wireshark-12725=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=983671

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991012

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991013

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991015

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991016

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991017

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991018

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991019

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991020

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5350/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5351/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5352/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5353/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5354/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5355/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5356/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5357/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5358/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5359/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6504/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6505/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6506/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6507/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6508/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6509/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6510/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6511/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f98d75a1

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.12.html

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.13.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93342

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2212-1.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/6/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/6/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5350, CVE-2016-5351, CVE-2016-5352, CVE-2016-5353, CVE-2016-5354, CVE-2016-5355, CVE-2016-5356, CVE-2016-5357, CVE-2016-5358, CVE-2016-5359, CVE-2016-6504, CVE-2016-6505, CVE-2016-6506, CVE-2016-6507, CVE-2016-6508, CVE-2016-6509, CVE-2016-6510, CVE-2016-6511