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IEEE 802.11 dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.6

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15244

epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c in the IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-1594
Product(s):
  • Wireshark