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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1591 : buffer overflow in the DECT dissector

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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1591 : buffer overflow in the DECT dissector

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/29/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2018
Modified
05/03/2018

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the DECT dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .pcap file.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_5

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