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Ethereal 0-Length Buffer Size Vulnerability in tvb_get_nstring0()

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:101

The tvb_get_nstringz0 function in Ethereal 0.9.12 and earlier does not properly handle a zero-length buffer size with unknown consequences.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0431
Product(s):
  • Ethereal