Wireshark contains an unspecified vulnerability in the SCSI dissector

2006-10-25T00:00:00
ID VU:808832
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2006-12-20T15:36:00

Description

Overview

Wireshark contains a vulnerability in the SCSI dissector that may cause a denial-of-service condition.

Description

The SCSI dissector in Wireshark contains an unspecified error that may allow remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Wireshark states that Wireshark version 0.99.2 is vulnerable.

Note: Ethereal has changed its name to Wireshark.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service condition.


Solution

Update
Wireshark has released an updated product version (Wireshark 0.99.3).


Workaround

Wireshark provides a workaround in security document wnpa-sec-2006-02.


Vendor Information

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Updated: October 24, 2006

Status

__ Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Please see Wireshark security document wnpa-sec-2006-02 for further information.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
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Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A

References

  • <http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2006-02.html>
  • <http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19690>
  • <http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3370>
  • <http://securitytracker.com/id?1016736>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/21597>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/21649>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/21619>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/21682>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/21885>
  • <http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28550>
  • <http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28553>
  • <https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-597>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/22378/>

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was reported in Wireshark document wnpa-sec-2006-02.

This document was written by Katie Steiner.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2006-4330
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Date Public: | 2006-08-24
Date First Published: | 2006-10-25
Date Last Updated: | 2006-12-20 15:36 UTC
Document Revision: | 14