Name: Wireshark dissection engine crash
Date: January 29, 2013
Versions affected: 1.8.0 to 1.8.4, 1.6.0 to 1.6.12
Fixed in: 1.8.5, 1.6.13
The Wireshark dissection engine could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti.
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 1.8.5, 1.6.13 or later.