wnpa-sec-2012-24 · Wireshark pcap-ng file parser zero division

Summary

Name: Wireshark pcap-ng file parser zero division

Docid: wnpa-sec-2012-24

Date: August 15, 2012

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.1

Fixed versions: 1.8.2

References: Wireshark bug 7533
CVE-2012-4286

Details

Description

The pcap-ng file parser could trigger a zero division.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.2 or later.