Bug 490370 - (CVE-2008-6472) CVE-2008-6472 wireshark: DoS vulnerability in WLCCP dissector
CVE-2008-6472 wireshark: DoS vulnerability in WLCCP dissector
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
source=vendorsec,reported=20081208,pu...
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Reported: 2009-03-15 15:46 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2009-03-16 05:41 EDT (History)
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Description Vincent Danen 2009-03-15 15:46:53 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-6472 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2008-6472
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-6472
Assigned: 20090314
Reference: CONFIRM: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-07.html
Reference: MANDRIVA:MDVSA-2008:242
Reference: URL: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:242
Reference: SECUNIA:32840
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/32840
Reference: XF:wireshark-wlccp-dos(47292)
Reference: URL: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47292

The WLCCP dissector in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.4 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via unspecified
vectors.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2009-03-15 15:50:40 EDT
This was corrected in RHSA-2009:0313 (rebase to 1.0.6).

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