wnpa-sec-2012-25 · Wireshark Ixia IxVeriWave file parser buffer overflow

Summary

Name: Wireshark Ixia IxVeriWave file parser buffer overflow

Docid: wnpa-sec-2012-25

Date: August 15, 2012

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.1

Fixed versions: 1.8.2

References: Wireshark bug 7533
CVE-2012-4298

Details

Description

The Ixia IxVeriWave file parser could overflow a buffer.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash, hang, or execute code by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.2 or later.