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454970: CVE-2008-3137 wireshark: crash in the GSM SMS dissector

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The GSM SMS dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.2 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2008-3137 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via:

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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