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Vulnerability in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.14 1.6.x before 1.6.9 and 1.8.x before 1.8.1

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15547

The PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.14 1.6.x before 1.6.9 and 1.8.x before 1.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted packet as demonstrated by a usbmon dump.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-4048
Product(s):
  • Wireshark