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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities-01 Aug14 (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

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exists due to, - An error in 'dissect_log' function in plugins/irda/packet-irda.c within the ASN.1 BER dissector. - An error in 'read_new_line' function in wiretap/catapult_dct2000.c within the Catapult DCT2000 dissector. - An error in 'APN decode' functionality in epan/dissectors/packet-gtp.c and epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_a_gm.c within the GTP and GSM Management dissectors. - An error in 'rlc_decode_li' function in epan/dissectors/packet-rlc.c within the RLC dissector. - An error in 'dissect_ber_constrained_bitstring' function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c within the ASN.1 BER dissector.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.10.x before 1.10.9 on Mac OS X

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.10.9 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)