Bug 427252 (CVE-2007-6441)

Summary: CVE-2007-6441 wireshark WiMAX dissector possible crash
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: rvokal
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URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2007-6441
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Bug Depends On: 397381, 397391, 397401, 397411, 833988    
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-01-02 13:44:29 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-6441 to the following vulnerability:

The WiMAX dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors related to "unaligned access on some platforms."

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http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-03.html

Comment 2 Red Hat Product Security 2008-07-25 08:51:36 UTC
This issue was addressed in:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0058.html