wnpa-sec-2011-15 · Wireshark Lua script execution vulnerability


Name: Wireshark Lua script execution vulnerability

Docid: wnpa-sec-2011-15

Date: September 7, 2011

Affected versions: 1.6.0 to 1.6.1, 1.4.0 to 1.4.8

Fixed versions: 1.6.2, 1.4.9

References: Bug 6136



Wireshark could run arbitrary Lua scripts.


It may be possible to make Wireshark run arbitrary code using a method similar to DLL hijacking.


Upgrade to Wireshark 1.6.2, 1.4.9 or later.

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