wnpa-sec-2013-39 · HTTP dissector crash


Name: HTTP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-39

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

Wireshark bug 8733



The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack.


It may be possible to make Wireshark consume excessive CPU resources and 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, 1.6.16 or later.

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