CVE Database

CVE-2008-3146

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2008-09-03
Bugzilla: 461242: CVE-2008-3146 wireshark: multiple buffer overflows in NCP dissector

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in packet_ncp2222.inc in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.7 through 1.0.2 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted NCP packet that causes an invalid pointer to be used.

Find out more about CVE-2008-3146 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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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