CVE Database

CVE-2008-1072

Impact: Low
Public: 2007-02-27
Bugzilla: 435483: CVE-2008-1072 wireshark: TFTP dissector crash

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The TFTP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.6.0 through 0.99.7, when running on Ubuntu 7.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) via a malformed packet, possibly related to a Cairo library bug.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1072 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 October 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 October 01, 2008

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