wnpa-sec-2013-34 · PPP dissector crash

Summary

Name: PPP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-34

Date: June 7, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7

Fixed versions: 1.8.8

References:
Wireshark bug 7880
Wireshark bug 8727
CVE-2013-4076

Details

Description

The PPP 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 or later.