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CVE-2006-4574 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in the MIME Multipart dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.1 through 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain vectors that trigger an assertion error related to unexpected length values.


Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P Broken Link 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017129 Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-255.htm Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:195 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_65_ethereal.html Broken Link 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0726.html Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450307/100/0/threaded Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20762 Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1201 Broken Link 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4220 Broken Link 
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2006-03.html Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29844 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-746 Broken Link 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9740 Broken Link 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-617 Reachable Assertion cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4574
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2006
NVD Last Modified:
02/15/2024
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.