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CVE-2008-1563

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2008-03-28
Bugzilla:
439943: CVE-2008-1563 wireshark: crash in SCCP dissector

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The "decode as" feature in packet-bssap.c in the SCCP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 through 0.99.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1563 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

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