7536 : Ethereal iSNS Dissector Unspecified DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-07-06

Description

Ethereal contains an unspecified error in the iSNS dissector that may allow an attacker to crash Ethereal by injecting a specially crafted packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.10.5 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 the affected protocol dissectors.

Products

Ethereal
Ethereal
0.10.3
0.10.4

References

Tools & Filters

12646 13738 13739 14166 14215

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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