Wireshark pcap-ng denial of service
|wireshark-pcapng-dos (65779)||Medium Risk|
Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when handling certain packet lengths. By persuading a victim to load a specially-crafted .pcap file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Refer to wnpa-sec-2011-03 or wnpa-sec-2011-04 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Wireshark Web Site: Wireshark 1.4.4 Release Notes.
- wnpa-sec-2011-03: Multiple vulnerabilities in Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.14 .
- wnpa-sec-2011-04 : MAC-LTE, ENTTEC, and ASN.1 BER vulnerabilities in Wireshark version 1.4.0 .
- BID-46626: Wireshark 1.4.3 and 1.2.14 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2011-1139: wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field.
- DSA-2201: wireshark -- several vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 71555: Wireshark pcap-ng Large packet-length Field DoS
- RHSA-2011-0369: Moderate: wireshark security update
- RHSA-2011-0370: Moderate: wireshark security update
- SA43554: Wireshark Denial of Service and Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- SUSE-SR:2011:007: SUSE Security Summary Report
- US-CERT VU#215900: Wireshark 6LoWPAN denial of service vulnerability
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux EUS 5.6.z
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.10
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.11
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.12
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.6
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.7
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.8
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.9
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1
- Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2
Mar 01, 2011
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