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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Buffer Overflow in RLC Dissector Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026508
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026508
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0043   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 12 2012
Original Entry Date:  Jan 11 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.4.0 to 1.4.10, 1.6.0 to 1.6.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted RLC data to trigger a buffer overflow in the RLC dissector and cause the target service to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause Wireshark to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.4.11, 1.6.5).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 11 Jan 2012 20:23:34 +0000
Subject:  Wireshark


http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html

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