6134 : Ethereal MMSE Dissector Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-05-14

Description

A remote overflow exists in Ethereal. The product fails to handle malformed packets, malformed trace files, and malformed color filter files resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause Ethereal to crash or run arbitrary code resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

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
0.10.1
0.10.2
0.10.3

References

Tools & Filters

12645

Credit

  • Ethereal Group - Ethereal Group

CVSSv2 Score

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