wnpa-sec-2013-50 · GSM A Common dissector crash

Summary

Name: GSM A Common dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-50

Date: July 26, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0, 1.8.0 to 1.8.8

Fixed versions: 1.10.1, 1.8.9

References:
Wireshark bug 8940
CVE-2013-4932

Details

Description

The GSM A Common dissector could crash.

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, 1.8.9 or later.