Wireshark contains a vulnerability in the DHCP dissector that may cause a denial-of-service condition.
Wireshark for Microsoft Windows contains a vulnerability in the DHCP dissector that may cause a denial-of-service condition. This vulnerability may be exploited when the remote attacker sends a specially crafted, malformed packet or by convincing the user to read a malformed packet trace file.
Wireshark states that Wireshark versions 0.7.9 up to and including 0.99.2 are vulnerable.
A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service condition.
This vulnerability was reported in Wireshark document wnpa-sec-2006-02.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
|Date First Published:||2006-10-12|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-10-25 17:12 UTC|