FreeBSD : wireshark -- SMTP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability (baece347-c489-11dd-a721-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in Wireshark, which can be exploited
by malicious people to cause a DoS.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the SMTP dissector and
can be exploited to trigger the execution of an infinite loop via a
large SMTP packet.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?30680218
http://www.nessus.org/u?67c25fce

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35058 (freebsd_pkg_baece347c48911dda7210030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5285

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