Name: Wireshark ERF file parser vulnerability
Date: November 1, 2011
Affected versions: 1.4.0 to 1.4.9, 1.6.0 to 1.6.2
Fixed versions: 1.6.3
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of Red Hat Security Response Team discovered a buffer overflow in the ERF file reader.
It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.6.3 or later.
- WLAN packet capture and transmission
- Full 802.11 a/b/g/n support
- View management, control and data frames
- Multi-channel aggregation (with multiple adapters)