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CVE-2008-3146

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

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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