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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (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

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.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.2.17 or 1.4.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)