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


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