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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Lucent/Ascend File Parser Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025738
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025738
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2597   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 30 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2.0 to 1.2.17, 1.4.0 to 1.4.7, and 1.6.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the Lucent/Ascend file parser to enter an infinite loop.

Impact:   A remote user can cause Wireshark to enter an infinite loop.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.2.18).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-09.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-09.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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