wnpa-sec-2013-32 · CAPWAP dissector crash

Summary

Name: CAPWAP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-32

Date: June 7, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7, 1.6.0 to 1.6.15

Fixed versions: 1.8.8, 1.6.16

References:
Wireshark bug 8725
CVE-2013-4074

Details

Description

The CAPWAP 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 1.8.8, 1.6.16 or later.