wnpa-sec-2015-23 · Dissector table crash

Summary

Name: Dissector table crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-23

Date: August 11, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.6

Fixed versions: 1.12.7

References:
Wireshark issue 11381

Details

Description

Wireshark could crash when searching for a protocol dissector.

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.