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openSUSE-SU-2017:0364-1: Security update for Wireshark
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for Wireshark
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:0364-1
Rating: low
References: #1021739
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5596 CVE-2017-5597
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.2
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This 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:
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.2.4.html


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-194=1

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


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (x86_64):

wireshark-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-debuginfo-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-debugsource-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-devel-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-ui-gtk-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-ui-gtk-debuginfo-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-ui-qt-2.2.4-7.1
wireshark-ui-qt-debuginfo-2.2.4-7.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5596.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5597.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1021739


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