Descriptionpacket-frame in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.3 does not properly handle exceptions thrown by post dissectors, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a certain series of packets, as demonstrated by enabling the (1) PRP or (2) MATE post dissector.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2009:001, published Mon, 12 Jan 2009 13:00:00 +0000