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wnpa-sec-2015-18 · Android Logcat file parser crash

Summary

Name: Android Logcat file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-18

Date: May 12, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.4

Fixed versions: 1.12.5

References:

Wireshark issue 11188.
CVE-2015-3815.

Details

Description

The Android Logcat file parser could crash. Discovered by Hanno Böck.

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 or later.