Ethereal fails to properly handle a zero-length Presentation protocol selector, which could cause Ethereal to crash.
Ethereal is a network traffic analysis package. There is a vulnerability in the way Ethereal processes a zero-length Presentation protocol selector. Exploitation of this vulnerability could cause Ethereal to crash.
Exploitation of this vulnerability could cause Ethereal to crash.
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Note: Ethereal is considered BETA software at this time.
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Updated: March 24, 2004
Please see the Ethereal Security Bulletin at <http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00013.html>.
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This vulnerability was reported by the developers of Ethereal.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
CVE IDs: | None
Severity Metric: | 2.21
Date Public: | 2004-03-22
Date First Published: | 2004-03-24
Date Last Updated: | 2004-04-05 20:48 UTC
Document Revision: | 13