Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-1072 to the following vulnerability:
The TFTP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.6.0 through 0.99.7, when running on Ubuntu 7.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) via a malformed packet, possibly related to a Cairo library bug.
Unable to reproduce on supported RHEL an Fedora releases.
wireshark-1.0.0-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
wireshark-1.0.0-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This issue was addressed in:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
Reporter changed to security-response-team by request of Jay Turner.