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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2008.0332 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
         Multiple problems in Wireshark versions 0.99.2 to 0.99.8
                               1 April 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Wireshark 0.99.2 to 0.99.8
Publisher:            Wireshark
Operating System:     Windows
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Denial of Service
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin:

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Name: Multiple problems in Wireshark versions 0.99.2 to 0.99.8

Docid: wnpa-sec-2008-02

Date: March 31, 2008

Versions affected: 0.99.2 up to and including 0.99.8



Wireshark 1.0.0 fixes the following vulnerabilities:

    * The X.509sat dissector could crash. (Bug 2329)
      Versions affected: 0.99.5 to 0.99.8
    * The Roofnet dissector could crash on Windows, Solaris,
      and other platforms. (Bug 2331)
      Versions affected: 0.99.5 to 0.99.8
    * The LDAP dissector could crash on Windows and other
      platforms. (Bug 1613)
      Versions affected: 0.99.2 to 0.99.8
    * The SCCP dissector could crash while using the "decode as"
      feature. (Bug 2392)
      Versions affected: 0.99.6 to 0.99.8 


It may be possible to make Wireshark crashby injecting a purposefully
malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a
malformed packet trace file.


Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.0 or later.

If are running Wireshark 0.99.8 or earlier and cannot upgrade, you can
work around each of the problems listed above by doing the following:

    * Disable the LDAP, Roofnet, and X.509sat dissectors:
          o Select Analyze?Enabled Protocols... from the menu.
          o Make sure "LDAP," "Roofnet," and "X509SAT" are un-checked.
          o Click "Save", then click "OK". 

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