openSUSE Security Update : Wireshark (openSUSE-2017-194)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96997
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update to Wireshark 2.2.4 fixes two minor vulnerabilities that could be used to cause Wireshark to go into a large or infinite loop by sending specially crafted packages over the network or into a capture file. (bsc#1021739)
- CVE-2017-5596: The ASTERIX dissector could go into an infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-01)
- CVE-2017-5597: The DHCPv6 dissector could go into a large loop (wnpa-sec-2017-02)
- Further bug fixes and updated protocol support as listed in:
SolutionUpdate the affected Wireshark packages.