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packet-frame vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.3

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14767

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:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4684
Product(s):
  • Wireshark