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Wireshark Denial of Service Vulnerability - March-11 (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

The host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to multiple DoS vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to 'Off-by-one' error in the dissect_6lowpan_iphc function in packet-6lowpan.c

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.4.0 through 1.4.3

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.4.4

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)