Threat Encyclopedia

Ethereal.AFP.Dissector.Format.String

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It indicates a possible exploit of a Format String vulnerability in the proto_item_set_text function in Ethereal/Wireshark.

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Ethereal 0.9.4 - 0.10.11

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System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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Upgrade to the latest version of Ethereal (now known as Wireshark):
https://www.wireshark.org/download.html

CVE References

CVE-2005-2367

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