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Vulnerability in dissect_packet function in epan/packet.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15297

The dissect_packet function in epan/packet.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long packet in a capture file as demonstrated by an airopeek file.

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-2012-0041
Product(s):
  • Wireshark