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Vulnerability in X.509if dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.16 and 1.4.x before 1.4.5

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15050

The X.509if dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.16 and 1.4.x before 1.4.5 does not properly initialize certain global variables which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted .pcap file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1590
Product(s):
  • Wireshark