Wireshark PER Dissector Denial of Service Vulnerability
Wireshark is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to properly handle certain types of packets.
Attackers can exploit this issue to cause the application to crash, resulting in denial-of-service conditions.
The following products are affected:
Wireshark 1.6.0 through versions 1.6.12
Wireshark 1.8.0 through versions 1.8.4