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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities June-11 (Mac OS X)

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

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

- An error in the DICOM dissector can be exploited to cause an infinite loop when processing certain malformed packets. - An error when processing a Diameter dictionary file can be exploited to cause the process to crash. - An error when processing a snoop file can be exploited to cause the process to crash. - An error when processing compressed capture data can be exploited to cause the process to crash. - An error when processing a Visual Networks file can be exploited to cause the process to crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark versions 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 on Mac OS X

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.2.17 or 1.4.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)