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Wireshark Denial of Service Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed Wireshark and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to uninitialized pointer during processing of a '.pcap' file in the pcap-ng format.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.4.3 and prior Wireshark version 1.5.0

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.2.15, 1.4.4 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)