Name: DOCSIS vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Date: May 5, 2010
Versions affected: 0.9.6 up to and including 1.0.12
Related: wnpa-sec-2010-04 (DOCSIS vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Wireshark 1.0.13 fixes the following vulnerability:
It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.13 or later.
If are running Wireshark 1.0.12 or earlier (including Ethereal) and cannot upgrade, you can work around each of the problems listed above by doing the following: