wnpa-sec-2013-10 · TCP dissector crash

Summary

Name: TCP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-10

Date: March 6, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.5

Fixed versions: 1.8.6

References: Wireshark bug 8274
CVE-2013-2475

Details

Description

The TCP dissector could crash

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 1.8.6 or later.