wnpa-sec-2013-55 · NBAP dissector crash

Summary

Name: NBAP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-55

Date: September 10, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0 to 1.10.1, 1.8.0 to 1.8.9

Fixed versions: 1.10.2, 1.8.10

References:
Wireshark bug 9005
CVE-2013-5718

Details

Description

The NBAP 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, 1.8.10 or later.