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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark LDAP/CPHAP/Tektronix Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022027
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1267, CVE-2009-1268, CVE-2009-1269   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 10 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.99.2 to 1.0.6
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.

The LDAP dissector is affected on Windows-based systems [CVE-2009-1267]. Versions 0.99.2 to 1.0.6 are affected.

The Check Point High-Availability Protocol (CPHAP) dissector is affected in versions 0.99.6 to 1.0.6 [CVE-2009-1268].

A Tektronix .rf5 file can trigger a crash in versions 0.99.6 to 1.0.6 [CVE-2009-1269].

Impact:   A remote user can cause Wireshark to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.0.7).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   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.
Jun 16 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark LDAP/CPHAP/Tektronix Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.

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