Name: Wireshark PPP dissector crash
Date: October 2, 2012
Versions affected: 1.8.0 to 1.8.2
Fixed in: 1.8.3
The PPP dissector could abort.
It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.3 or later.