CVE-2008-3933

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2008-09-03
Bugzilla:
461244: CVE-2008-3933 wireshark: crash triggered by zlib-compressed packet data

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.14 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet with crafted zlib-compressed data that triggers an invalid read in the tvb_uncompress function.

Find out more about CVE-2008-3933 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

Mitigation

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