wnpa-sec-2013-02 · CLNP dissector crash

Summary

Name: CLNP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-02

Date: January 29, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.4, 1.6.0 to 1.6.12

Fixed versions: 1.8.5, 1.6.13

References: Wireshark bug 7871
CVE-2013-1582

Details

Description

The CLNP dissector could crash. Discovered independently by Laurent Butti and the Wireshark development team.

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 1.8.5, 1.6.13 or later.