wnpa-sec-2013-43 · Radiotap dissector crash

Summary

Name: Radiotap dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-43

Date: July 26, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0

Fixed versions: 1.10.1

References:
Wireshark bug 8830
CVE-2013-4921

Details

Description

The Radiotap 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 1.10.1 or later.