FreeBSD : wireshark -- SMTP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability (baece347-c489-11dd-a721-0030843d3802)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35058
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSecunia 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.