wnpa-sec-2013-34 · PPP dissector crash
Name: PPP dissector crash
Date: June 7, 2013
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7
Fixed versions: 1.8.8
Wireshark bug 7880
Wireshark bug 8727
The PPP dissector could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti.
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.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.8 or later.