wnpa-sec-2015-21 · Protocol tree crash

Summary

Name: Protocol tree crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-21

Date: August 11, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.6

Fixed versions: 1.12.7

References:
Wireshark issue 11309

Details

Description

Wireshark could crash when adding an item to the protocol tree.

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 1.12.7 or later.