CVE-2008-1561

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2008-03-28
Bugzilla:
440014: CVE-2008-1561 wireshark: crash in X.509sat and Roofnet dissectors

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.5 through 0.99.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet to the (1) X.509sat or (2) Roofnet dissectors. NOTE: Vector 2 might also lead to a hang.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1561 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 2008-10-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2008:0890 2008-10-01

Mitigation

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