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Wireshark : CVE-2014-4174 : Libpcap file parser crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2014-4174 : Libpcap file parser crash

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

wiretap/libpcap.c in the libpcap file parser in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted packet-trace file that includes a large packet.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_10_4

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