wnpa-sec-2013-57 · RTPS dissector buffer overflow

Summary

Name: RTPS dissector buffer overflow

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-57

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 9019
CVE-2013-5720

Details

Description

The RTPS dissector could overflow a buffer. Discovered by Ben Schmidt.

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.