Wireshark 1.4.5 - 'bytes_repr_len' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial Of Service Vulnerability

2011-06-17T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:35873
Type exploitdb
Reporter rouli
Modified 2011-06-17T00:00:00

Description

Wireshark 1.4.5 'bytes_repr_len()' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial Of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2011-1956. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48389/info

Wireshark is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability caused by a NULL-pointer-dereference error.

An attacker can exploit this issue to crash the application, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Wireshark 1.4.5 is vulnerable. 

https://github.com/offensive-security/exploit-database-bin-sploits/raw/master/sploits/35873.pcap