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PostPosted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200803-32 ] Wireshark: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Wireshark: Denial of Service (GLSA 200803-32)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 24, 2008
Bug(s): #212149
ID: 200803-32

Synopsis


Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities have been discovered in
Wireshark.


Background


Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer with a graphical front-end.


Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/wireshark
Vulnerable: < 0.99.8
Unaffected: >= 0.99.8
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Multiple unspecified errors exist in the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP
dissectors.


Impact


A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending a
malformed packet.


Workaround


Disable the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP dissectors.


Resolution


All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.8"


References

CVE-2008-1070
CVE-2008-1071
CVE-2008-1072


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