Ethereal Presentation Protocol Selector DoS

2004-03-22T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:4462
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-03-22T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Ethereal contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered by using a zero-length presentation protocol selector, and will result in loss of availability for the application. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.10.3 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 a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered by using a zero-length presentation protocol selector, and will result in loss of availability for the application. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.ethereal.com/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:11185 Related OSVDB ID: 4464 Related OSVDB ID: 4463 Other Advisory URL: http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00013.html Keyword: enpa-sa-00013 ISS X-Force ID: 15570 Generic Informational URL: http://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/200404/msg00296.html CVE-2004-0367 CIAC Advisory: o-105 CERT VU: 792286