wnpa-sec-2013-12 · CSN.1 dissector crash

Summary

Name: CSN.1 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-12

Date: March 6, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.5

Fixed versions: 1.8.6

References: Wireshark bug 8383
CVE-2013-2477

Details

Description

The CSN.1 dissector could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti.

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.