Ethereal contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered by sending malformed traffic which causes a null pointer dereference in the SPNEGO dissector, and will result in loss of availability for the product.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 0.10.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): disable SPNEGO protocol dissector
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