Ethereal Color Filter File DoS

2004-03-22T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:4464
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-03-22T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Ethereal contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when creating a malformed color filter file, 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 local denial of service. The issue is triggered when creating a malformed color filter file, and will result in loss of availability for the application. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.ethereal.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:11185 Related OSVDB ID: 4462 Related OSVDB ID: 4463 Other Advisory URL: http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00013.html Keyword: enpa-sa-00013 ISS X-Force ID: 15572 CVE-2004-1761 CERT VU: 695486