Wireshark .rf5 file denial of service
|wireshark-rf5file-dos (49816)||Medium Risk|
Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when handling Tektronix .rf5 files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted Tektronix .rf5 file, an attacker could cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Refer to wnpa-sec-2009-02 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Wireshark Web site: Wireshark.
- wnpa-sec-2009-02 : Multiple problems in WiresharkŪ versions 0.9.6 to 1.0.6 .
- ASA-2009-240: wireshark security update (RHSA-2009-1100)
- BID-34457: Wireshark Prior to 1.0.7 Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2009-1269: Unspecified vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.6 through 1.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Tektronix .rf5 file.
- DSA-1785: wireshark -- several vulnerabilities
- GLSA-200906-05: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
- MDVSA-2009:088: wireshark
- OSVDB ID: 53669: Wireshark Crafted RF5 File Handling DoS
- RHSA-2009-1100: Moderate: wireshark security update
- SECTRACK ID: 1022027: Wireshark LDAP/CPHAP/Tektronix Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
- SUSE-SR:2009:011: SUSE Security Summary Report
- Debian Debian Linux 5.0
- Gentoo Linux
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
- Mandriva Linux 2009.0
- Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.3.z EUS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.3
- Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6
- Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6A
- Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7
- Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.5
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6
Apr 06, 2009
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