|Bugzilla:||681748: CVE-2011-1139 Wireshark: Denial Of Service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||March 21, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||March 21, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0369||March 21, 2011|
This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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