Wireshark / Ethereal < 1.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Low Nessus Plugin ID 34113
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe installed version of Wireshark or Ethereal is affected by multiple issues :
- The NCP dissector is affected by multiple buffer overflow flaws, and in certain cases may enter a infinite loop (Bug 2675).
- While uncompressing zlib-compressed packet data, Wireshark could crash (Bug 2649).
- While reading a Tektronix .rf5 file, Wireshark could crash.
SolutionUpgrade to Wireshark 1.0.3 or later.