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Wireshark Denial of Service Vulnerability (Linux)

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

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Error in the WLCCP and SMTP dissector allows to exploit by triggering the execution into an infinite loop through specially crafted packets.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version prior to 1.0.5 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.5.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)