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Wireshark Denial of Service Vulnerability-01 March 11 (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to stack consumption vulnerability in the 'dissect_ber_choice function' in the 'BER dissector'.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 through 1.2.15 Wireshark version 1.4.0 through 1.4.4

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.4.4-1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)