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The File_read_line function in epan/wslua/wslua_file.c in Wireshark through 2.2.11 does not properly strip \'\\n\' characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and application crash) via a crafted packet that triggers the attempted processing of an empty line.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Component: wireshark
Publish Date: Dec 27, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Dec 27, 2017

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