CVE Database

CVE-2008-3138

Impact: Low
Public: 2008-06-30
Bugzilla: 454971: CVE-2008-3138 wireshark: unexpected exit in the PANA and KISMET dissectors

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) PANA and (2) KISMET dissectors in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 through 1.0.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application stop) via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2008-3138 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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