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Wireshark 'bytes_repr_len' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by an error in the 'bytes_repr_len' function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via arbitrary TCP traffic.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.4.5

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.4.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)