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             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)
Impact:               Denial of Service
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-3145

Original Bulletin:

Revision History:     July 24 2008: Added CVE information
                      July 14 2008: Initial Release

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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

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 


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.


Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.2 or later. Due to the nature of this bug, there is 
no workaround for previous versions. 

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