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CSN.1 dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.2 denial of service vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14886

The csnStreamDissector function in epan/dissectors/packet-csn1.c in the CSN.1 dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.2 does not initialize a certain structure member which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-3482
Product(s):
  • Wireshark