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Wireshark Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities - Nov09 (Windows)

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 alignment error within the 'dissect_paltalk()' function in epan/dissectors/packet-paltalk.c of the Paltalk dissector that can be exploited to cause a crash. - An off-by-one error within the 'dissect_negprot_response()' function in epan/dissectors/packet-smb.c of the SMB dissector that can be exploited to cause a crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.2 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.2.3.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)