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wtap.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application abort) via a malformed Tamos CommView capture file (aka .ncf file) with an "unknown/unexpected packet type" that triggers a failed assertion.

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wtap.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application abort) via a malformed Tamos CommView capture file (aka .ncf file) with an "unknown/unexpected packet type" that triggers a failed assertion.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4682
Product(s):