Upstream information

CVE-2008-4684 at MITRE

Description

packet-frame in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.3 does not properly handle exceptions thrown by post dissectors, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a certain series of packets, as demonstrated by enabling the (1) PRP or (2) MATE post dissector.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 437317 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • wireshark-debuginfo >= 1.0.0-17.7
  • wireshark-debugsource >= 1.0.0-17.7
openSUSE 11.0
  • wireshark >= 1.0.0-17.7
  • wireshark-devel >= 1.0.0-17.7