wnpa-sec-2015-14 · WCP dissector crash

Summary

Name: WCP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-14

Date: May 12, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.4, 1.10.0 to 1.10.13

Fixed versions: 1.12.5, 1.10.14

References:
wnpa-sec-2015-07
Wireshark issue 10978
CVE-2015-3811

Details

Description

The WCP dissector could crash while decompressing data.

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 1.12.5, 1.10.14 or later.

Edit 2015-10-13: Corrected the bug number from 10844 to 10978.