wnpa-sec-2013-15 · RTPS and RTPS2 dissector crash

Summary

Name: RTPS and RTPS2 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-15

Date: March 6, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.5, 1.6.0 to 1.6.13

Fixed versions: 1.8.6, 1.6.14

References: Wireshark bug 8332
CVE-2013-2480

Details

Description

The RTPS and RTPS2 dissectors could crash. Discovered by Alyssa Milburn.

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, 1.6.14 or later.