wnpa-sec-2014-19 · Sniffer file parser crash

Summary

Name: Sniffer file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2014-19

Date: September 16, 2014

Affected versions: 1.12.0, 1.10.0 to 1.10.9

Fixed versions: 1.12.1, 1.10.10

References:
Wireshark issue 10461
CVE-2014-6429
CVE-2014-6430
CVE-2014-6431
CVE-2014-6432

Details

Description

The DOS Sniffer file parser could crash. Discovered by Chaoqiang Zhang (Oregon State University) and Lewis Burns (HP Fortify).

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.12.1, 1.10.10 or later.