wnpa-sec-2011-17 · Wireshark CSN.1 dissector vulnerability

Summary

Name: Wireshark CSN.1 dissector vulnerability

Docid: wnpa-sec-2011-17

Date: November 1, 2011

Affected versions: 1.6.0 to 1.6.2

Fixed versions: 1.6.3

References: Wireshark bug 6351

Details

Description

An uninitialized variable in the CSN.1 dissector could cause a crash.

Impact

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.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.6.3 or later.