DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the erf_read_header function in wiretap/erf.c in the ERF file parser in Wireshark 1.4.0 through 1.4.9 and 1.6.x before 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed file.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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