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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Linux)

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

13 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 unspecified error in 'packet.c' in the GSM A RR dissector caused via unknown vectors related to 'an uninitialized dissector handle, ' which triggers an assertion failure.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.1 on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.2.2.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)