The dissect_packet function in epan/packet.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before
1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) via a long packet in a capture
file, as demonstrated by an airopeek file.
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