Bug 454973 (CVE-2008-3140) - CVE-2008-3140 wireshark: crash in the syslog dissector
Summary: CVE-2008-3140 wireshark: crash in the syslog dissector
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2008-3140
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-07-11 07:45 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2021-11-12 19:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-13 15:29:44 UTC


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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-07-11 07:45:18 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-3140 to the following vulnerability:

The syslog dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 1.0.0 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via
unknown vectors, possibly related to an "incomplete SS7 MSU syslog
encapsulated packet."

References:
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/30886

Upstream bug:
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2647

Upstream commit:
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/index.py?view=rev&revision=25612

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-07-11 07:59:06 UTC
This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-07-15 12:18:28 UTC
wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-07-23 07:19:31 UTC
wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Red Hat Product Security 2008-11-13 15:29:44 UTC
This issue was addressed in:

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-6645
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-6440


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