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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark PCNFSD Dissector Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022274
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022274
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1829   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 31 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 25 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.8.20 - 1.0.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

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

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target PCNFSD dissector to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.0.8).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-03.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-03.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   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 PCNFSD Dissector Bug Lets 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:  Mon, 25 May 2009 00:04:22 -0400
Subject:  Wireshark


http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-03.html


 
 


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