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Secunia Security Advisory 50276

Secunia Security Advisory 50276
Posted Aug 16, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Wireshark, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
MD5 | 52e80db841f00dc8f2b41bb468a8de67

Secunia Security Advisory 50276

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TITLE:
Wireshark Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50276

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50276/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50276

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-16

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50276/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Criticality Level
* Impact
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* CVE Reference(s)

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ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Wireshark, which can
be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service)
and compromise a vulnerable system.

1) A division by zero error within the DCP ETSI dissector can be
exploited to cause a crash.

2) An error within the MongoDB dissector can be exploited to trigger
an infinite loop and consume excessive CPU resources.

3) An error within the XTP dissector can be exploited to trigger an
infinite loop and consume excessive CPU resources.

4) Some errors within the ERF dissector can be exploited to cause
buffer overflows.

5) An error within the AFP dissector can be exploited to trigger an
infinite loop and consume excessive CPU resources.

6) An error within the RTPS2 dissector can be exploited to cause a
buffer overflow.

7) An error within the GSM RLC MAC dissector can be exploited to
cause a buffer overflow.

8) An error within the CIP dissector can be exploited to exhaust
memory.

9) An error within the STUN dissector can be exploited to cause a
crash.

10) An error within the EtherCAT Mailbox dissector can be exploited
to cause a crash.

11) An error within the CTDB dissector can be exploited to trigger an
infinite loop and consume excessive CPU resources.

12) An error within the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser can be exploited
to cause a buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation of vulnerabilities 4, #6, #7, and #12 may
allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 1.8.2, 1.6.10,
and 1.4.15.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.8.2, 1.6.10, or 1.4.15.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1, 12) Reported by the vendor
2, 3, 8, 11) The vendor credits Ben Schmidt
4, 6, 7, 9, 10) The vendor credits Laurent Butti
5) The vendor credits Stefan Cornelius

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-13.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-14.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-15.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-16.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-17.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-18.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-19.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-20.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-21.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-22.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-23.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-24.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-25.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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