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Vulnerability of Wireshark: denial of service via CMS

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send malicious CMS packets to Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SLES, Wireshark.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/12/2019.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2019-AVI-608, CVE-2019-19553, openSUSE-SU-2020:0362-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0693-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31067, wnpa-sec-2019-22.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send malicious CMS packets to Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SLES, Wireshark.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Wireshark: version 3.0.7.
The version 3.0.7 is fixed:
  https://www.wireshark.org/index.html#download

Wireshark: version 2.6.13.
The version 2.6.13 is fixed:
  https://www.wireshark.org/index.html#download

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new wireshark packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: wireshark 3.2.2-lp151.2.9.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of Januray 2020 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

SUSE LE 15: new wireshark packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: wireshark 3.2.2-3.35.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: wireshark 3.2.2-3.35.2
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