wnpa-sec-2012-29 · Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow

Summary

Name: Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow

Docid: wnpa-sec-2012-29

Date: October 2, 2012

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.2

Fixed versions: 1.8.3

References: Wireshark bug 7567
CVE-2012-5240

Details

Description

Laurent Butti discovered a buffer overflow in the LDP dissector.

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 1.8.3 or later.