GLSA-200803-32 : Wireshark: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-32
(Wireshark: Denial of Service)

Multiple unspecified errors exist in the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending a
malformed packet.

Workaround :

Disable the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP dissectors.

See also :

Solution :

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.8'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31672 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-32.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28025

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1070