Ethereal CAMEL Dissector Null Pointer Dereference DoS

2005-07-26T05:38:03
ID OSVDB:18386
Type osvdb
Reporter Steve Grubb()
Modified 2005-07-26T05:38:03

Description

Vulnerability Description

Ethereal contains an unspecified flaw related to the CAMEL dissector that may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service by dereferencing a null pointer. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.10.12 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Ethereal contains an unspecified flaw related to the CAMEL dissector that may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service by dereferencing a null pointer. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Security Tracker: 1014583 Secunia Advisory ID:16249 Secunia Advisory ID:16276 Secunia Advisory ID:16225 Other Advisory URL: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-27.xml Keyword: enpa-sa-00020 ISS X-Force ID: 21612 Bugtraq ID: 14399