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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1956: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1956: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The bytes_repr_len function in Wireshark 1.4.5 uses an incorrect pointer argument, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via arbitrary TCP traffic.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-wireshark

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