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Wireshark Packet Reassembly Denial of Service

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Wireshark Packet Reassembly Denial of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/04/2008
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Certain versions of Wireshark may crash when a series of purposefully malformed packets are injected onto the wire or when a malformed packet trace file is read.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_0_2

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