wnpa-sec-2015-28 · Ptvcursor crash

Summary

Name: Ptvcursor crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-28

Date: August 11, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.6

Fixed versions: 1.12.7

References:
Wireshark issue 11358

Details

Description

Wireshark could crash due to invalid ptvcursor length checking. Discovered by Antti Levomäki and Christian Jalio.

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.