20122 : Ethereal FC-FCS Dissector Memory Exhaustion DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-10-19

Description

Ethereal contains a flaw related to the FC-FCS dissector that may allow a remote attacker to cause the application to consume all available system memory. No further details have been provided.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.10.13 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Ethereal
Ethereal
0.10.12
0.10.11
0.10.10
0.10.9
0.10.8
0.10.7
0.10.6
0.10.5
0.10.4
0.10.3
0.10.2
0.10.1
0.10.0
0.9.x

References

Tools & Filters

20105 20118 20435 22713

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-10-27 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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