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packet-frame in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.3 does not properly handle exceptions thrown by post dissectors which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a certain series of packets as demonstrated by enabling the (1) PRP or (2) MATE post dissector.

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packet-frame in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.3 does not properly handle exceptions thrown by post dissectors which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a certain series of packets as demonstrated by enabling the (1) PRP or (2) MATE post dissector.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4684
Product(s):