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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1590 : denial of service via a crafted .pcap file

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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1590 : denial of service via a crafted .pcap file

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/29/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2018
Modified
05/03/2018

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_2_16
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_5

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