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SUSE: CVE-2016-6506: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/22/2016
Modified
06/20/2021

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-wsp.c in the WSP dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.13 and 2.x before 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libwireshark8
  • suse-upgrade-libwireshark9
  • suse-upgrade-libwiretap6
  • suse-upgrade-libwiretap7
  • suse-upgrade-libwscodecs1
  • suse-upgrade-libwsutil7
  • suse-upgrade-libwsutil8
  • suse-upgrade-wireshark
  • suse-upgrade-wireshark-devel
  • suse-upgrade-wireshark-gtk

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