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Wireshark : CVE-2009-0601 : denial of service via format string specifiers in the HOME environment variable

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Wireshark : CVE-2009-0601 : denial of service via format string specifiers in the HOME environment variable

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/16/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2018
Modified
05/03/2018

Description

Format string vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.8 through 1.0.5 on non-Windows platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) via format string specifiers in the HOME environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_0_6

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