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Vulnerability in pcap-ng processing in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 and 1.5.0

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14605

Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-0538
Product(s):
  • Wireshark