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Stack consumption vulnerability in the dissect_ber_unknown function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.1 and 1.2.x before 1.2.12

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14607

Stack consumption vulnerability in the dissect_ber_unknown function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.1 and 1.2.x before 1.2.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a long string in an unknown ASN.1/BER encoded packet as demonstrated using SNMP.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3445
Product(s):
  • Wireshark