Wireshark contains a vulnerability in the XOT dissector that may cause the application to crash.
Wireshark contains a vulnerability in the XOT dissector that may allow the application to allocate a large amount of memory and cause the application to crash. This vulnerability may be exploited when a remote attacker sends a specially crafted, malformed packet or by convincing the user to read a malformed packet trace file.
Wireshark states that Wireshark version 0.99.3 is affected by this vulnerability.
A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service condition.
This vulnerability was reported in Wireshark document wnpa-sec-2006-03.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
|Date First Published:||2006-11-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-12-20 15:37 UTC|