24 July 2008
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2008.0696 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux] Wireshark new release fixing multiple vulnerabilities 24 July 2008 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Wireshark prior to 1.0.2 Publisher: Wireshark Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact: Denial of Service Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CVE-2008-3145 Original Bulletin: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html Revision History: July 24 2008: Added CVE information July 14 2008: Initial Release - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Summary Name: Multiple problems in Wireshark versions 0.8.19 to 1.0.1 Docid: wnpa-sec-2008-04 Date: July 10, 2008 Versions affected: 0.8.19 up to and including 1.0.1 Details Description Wireshark 1.0.2 fixes the following vulnerability: * Wireshark could crash while reassembling packets. (Bug 2470) Versions affected: 0.8.19 to 1.0.1 Impact It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a series of malformed packets onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. Resolution Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.2 or later. Due to the nature of this bug, there is no workaround for previous versions. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQCVAwUBSIf5Wih9+71yA2DNAQLxSgP/XZxxVuMeA4i/WAj5Ll2MkCIAmmbn8iJ/ HqY1KG7Ph8X8fgaYErZQMuonu5bjqN7YSGXW40TqefUYwKK/1iohshCbU2M2ueoq Pw1HFoO7WhYh9RzEN6IQZCcDe8+y8ucosbKgmUO+4qSE+iYbeiQbaIp8kIKSiwKx 3dF/8BFYc+I= =8plR -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----