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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Bluetooth ACL, Q.931, and USB Dissector Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021069
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021069
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4680, CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4682, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 27 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 21 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted Bluetooth ACL data to cause the target service to crash or abort. Versions 0.99.2 to 1.0.3 are affected. Florent Drouin and David Maciejak reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can send specially crafted Q.931 data to cause the target service to crash or abort. Versions 0.10.3 to 1.0.3 are affected.

A user can create specially crafted Tamos CommView capture files that, when read, will cause Wireshark to abort. Versions 0.99.7 to 1.0.3 are affected.

A remote user can cause the USB dissector or Bluetooth RFCOMM to crash or abort. Versions 0.99.7 to 1.0.3 are affected. David Maciejak reported the USB dissector vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash or abort.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.0.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 4 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark Bluetooth ACL, Q.931, and USB Dissector Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 21 Oct 2008 08:51:46 -0400
Subject:  Wireshark


http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html

Wireshark 1.0.4 fixes the following vulnerabilities:

    * Florent Drouin and David Maciejak found that the Bluetooth ACL dissector could crash or abort. (Bug 1513)
      Versions affected: 0.99.2 to 1.0.3
    * The Q.931 dissector could crash or abort. (Bug 2870)
      Versions affected: 0.10.3 to 1.0.3
    * Wireshark could abort while reading Tamos CommView capture files. (Bug 2926)
      Versions affected: 0.99.7 to 1.0.3
    * David Maciejak found that the USB dissector could crash or abort. This led to the disovery of a similar problem in the Bluetooth RFCOMM dissector. (Bug 2922)
      Versions affected: 0.99.7 to 1.0.3 


 
 


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