Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Wireshark, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
Errors exist within the DHCP/BOOTP dissector or when processing HTTP chunked responses, iSeries capture files, or DCP ETSI, SSL, or MMS packets. These can be exploited to cause a crash, excessive loops, or consume large amounts of memory when parsing a specially crafted packet that is either captured off the wire or loaded via a capture file.
The vulnerabilities are reported in various versions prior to 0.99.6.
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Subject: Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
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