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proto_tree_add_item function vulnerability in Wireshark 1.4.x through 1.4.8 and 1.6.0 through 1.6.1

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15042

The proto_tree_add_item function in Wireshark 1.6.0 through 1.6.1 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.8 when the IKEv1 protocol dissector is used allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving a malformed IKE packet and many items in a tree.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-3266
Product(s):
  • Wireshark