SUSE-SU-2015:1713-1: moderate: Security update for wireshark

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Fri Oct 9 09:10:26 MDT 2015

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for wireshark

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2015:1713-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #935158 #941500 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-3813 CVE-2015-6241 CVE-2015-6242
                    CVE-2015-6243 CVE-2015-6244 CVE-2015-6245
                    CVE-2015-6246 CVE-2015-6247 CVE-2015-6248
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that fixes 10 vulnerabilities is now available.


   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
   * 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
   * 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:

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

Patch Instructions:

   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 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-661=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-661=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-661=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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