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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark DHCP/BOOTP, MMS, SSL, DCP ETSI, iSeries, and HTTP Chunked Response Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018315
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018315
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390, CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3393   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 7 2007
Original Entry Date:  Jun 27 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.99.6
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target service to crash.

An HTTP chunked response can trigger a crash.

iSeries capture files can trigger a crash.

A DCP ETSI packet can cause the system to consume all available memory.

An SSL packet can cause the Wireshark to loop "excessively".

A MMS packet can cause the Wireshark to loop "excessively".

A specially crafted packet can trigger an off-by-one error in the DHCP/BOOTP dissector.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (0.99.6).

The Wireshark advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-02.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-02.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 7 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark DHCP/BOOTP, MMS, SSL, DCP ETSI, iSeries, and HTTP Chunked Response Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Nov 16 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark DHCP/BOOTP, MMS, SSL, DCP ETSI, iSeries, and HTTP Chunked Response Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 27 Jun 2007 13:37:47 -0400
Subject:  Wireshark


http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-0.99.6.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-02.html

 
 


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