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wireshark -- DOCSIS dissector denial of service

Affected packages
wireshark <= 1.2.6_1


VuXML ID 28022228-5a0e-11df-942d-0015587e2cc1
Discovery 2010-05-05
Entry 2010-05-07

A vulnerability found in the DOCSIS dissector can cause Wireshark to crash when a malformed packet trace file is opened. This means that an attacker will have to trick a victim into opening such a trace file before being able to crash the application


CVE Name CVE-2010-1455