Name: Lucent/Ascend file parser and ANSI MAP vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Date: July 18, 2011
Versions affected: 1.4.0 up to and including 1.4.7
(Lucent/Ascend file parser and ANSI MAP vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Wireshark 1.4.8 fixes the following vulnerabilities:
It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a series of malformed packets onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.4.8 or later. Although you can disable the ANSI MAP dissector it is not possible to work around the Lucent/Ascend parser bug.