6133 : Ethereal SPNEGO Dissector DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-05-14

Description

Ethereal contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered by sending malformed traffic which causes a null pointer dereference in the SPNEGO dissector, and will result in loss of availability for the product.

Classification

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

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.10.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): disable SPNEGO protocol dissector

Products

Ethereal
Ethereal
0.10.0
0.10.1
0.10.2
0.10.3
0.9.10
0.9.11
0.9.12
0.9.13
0.9.14
0.9.15
0.9.16
0.9.8
0.9.9

References

Tools & Filters

12373 12645

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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