6132 : Ethereal AIM Dissector DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-03-22

Description

Ethereal contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered due to an error within the AIM protocol dissector. When AIM protocol dissector throws an assertion, it will cause Ethereal to terminate abnormally and result in loss of availability.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.10.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Ethereal
Ethereal
0.10.3

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

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