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wnpa-sec-2015-09 · LLDP dissector crash

Summary

Name: LLDP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-09

Date: March 4, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.3

Fixed versions: 1.12.4

References:

Wireshark issue 10983.
CVE-2015-2190.

Details

Description

The LLDP 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 1.12.4 or later.