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Wireshark : CVE-2022-4344 : Kafka dissector memory exhaustion.

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Wireshark : CVE-2022-4344 : Kafka dissector memory exhaustion.

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/12/2023
Created
01/14/2023
Added
01/13/2023
Modified
01/23/2023

Description

Memory exhaustion in the Kafka protocol dissector in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-3_6_10
  • wireshark-upgrade-4_0_2

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