CVE-2006-4805 Detail

Current Description

epan/dissectors/packet-xot.c in the XOT dissector (dissect_xot_pdu) in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.8 through 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via an encoded XOT packet that produces a zero length value when it is decoded.


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Evaluator Solution

Update to version 0.99.4.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017129
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-255.htm
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/723736 US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:195
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_65_ethereal.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0726.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450307/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20762
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1201
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4220
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2006-03.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29843
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-746
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10199

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4805
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
MITRE