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Wireshark Two Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-11-19    Last Update:  2010-11-23    Views:  4,505

Secunia Advisory SA42290

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Wireshark, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

1) A boundary error in "dissect_ldss_transfer()" in epan/dissectors/packet-ldss.c can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

This vulnerability is reported in versions 1.2.0 to 1.2.12 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.1.

2) An error in the ZigBee ZCL Discover Attribute Response dissector can be exploited to cause an infinite loop.

This vulnerability is reported in version 1.4.0 to 1.4.1.


Solution:
Update to version 1.4.2 or 1.2.13.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits Nephi Johnson, BreakingPoint
2) Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-13.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-14.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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