wnpa-sec-2013-25 · ASN.1 BER dissector crash

Summary

Name: ASN.1 BER dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-25

Date: May 17, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.6, 1.6.0 to 1.6.14

Fixed versions: 1.8.7, 1.6.15

References:
Wireshark bug 8599
CVE-2013-3556
CVE-2013-3557

Details

Description

The ASN.1 BER 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 1.8.7, 1.6.15 or later.