wnpa-sec-2013-33 · GMR-1 BCCH dissector crash

Summary

Name: GMR-1 BCCH dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-33

Date: June 7, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7

Fixed versions: 1.8.8

References:
Wireshark bug 7664
Wireshark bug 8726
CVE-2013-4075

Details

Description

The GMR-1 BCCH dissector could crash. Discovered by Sylvain Munaut and 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 or later.