wnpa-sec-2013-54 · Bluetooth HCI ACL dissector crash

Summary

Name: Bluetooth HCI ACL dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-54

Date: September 10, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0 to 1.10.1

Fixed versions: 1.10.2

References:
Wireshark bug 8827
CVE-2013-5717

Details

Description

The Bluetooth HCI ACL 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 1.10.2 or later.