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[security-alerts] FW: [SA25833] Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities



> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> TITLE:
> Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
> 
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA25833
> 
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/25833/
> 
> CRITICAL:
> Moderately critical
> 
> IMPACT:
> DoS
> 
> WHERE:
> From remote
> 
> SOFTWARE:
> Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.x
> http://secunia.com/product/1228/
> 
> DESCRIPTION:
> Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Wireshark, which can be
> exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
> 
> Errors exist within the DHCP/BOOTP dissector or when processing HTTP
> chunked responses, iSeries capture files, or DCP ETSI, SSL, or MMS
> packets. These can be exploited to cause a crash, excessive loops, or
> consume large amounts of memory when parsing a specially crafted
> packet that is either captured off the wire or loaded via a capture
> file.
> 
> The vulnerabilities are reported in various versions prior to 0.99.6.
> 
> SOLUTION:
> Update to version 0.99.6.
> 
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Reported by the vendor.
> 
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
> http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-0.99.6.html
> 



 




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