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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1072

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1072

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/28/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The TFTP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.6.0 through 0.99.7, when running on Ubuntu 7.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) via a malformed packet, possibly related to a Cairo library bug.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ethereal
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release
  • suse-upgrade-wireshark
  • suse-upgrade-wireshark-devel

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