Moritz Jodeit has reported a vulnerability in tcpdump, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an off-by-one error within the "parse_elements()" function in print-802.11.c. This can be exploited to cause a one byte buffer overflow via a specially crafted 802.11 frame.
The vulnerability is reported in version 3.9.5. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Fixed in the CVS repository.
Provided and/or discovered by: Moritz Jodeit
Original Advisory: http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-March/052739.html
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