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Wireshark X.509if Dissector Denial of service vulnerability (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

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by an error in the 'X.509if' dissector when processing malformed data, which could be exploited to crash an affected application.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 through 1.2.15 Wireshark version 1.4.0 through 1.4.4

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.4.5 or 1.2.16 or later.

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