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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025597
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 2 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2.0 to 1.2.16, 1.4.0 to 1.4.6
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted DICOM data, Visual Networks file, compressed capture data, snoop file, or Diameter dictionary file to cause the target service to crash or enter an infinite loop.

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team and David Maciejak of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported some of these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash or enter an infinite loop.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.2.17, 1.4.7).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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