Upstream information

CVE-2008-3933 at MITRE


Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.14 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet with crafted zlib-compressed data that triggers an invalid read in the tvb_uncompress function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 422948 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • ethereal >= 0.10.13-2.38
YOU Patch Nr: 12323
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • ethereal-devel >= 0.10.14-16.31
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5866
openSUSE 11.0
  • wireshark-debuginfo >= 1.0.0-17.7
  • wireshark-debugsource >= 1.0.0-17.7
openSUSE 11.0
  • wireshark >= 1.0.0-17.7
  • wireshark-devel >= 1.0.0-17.7