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wnpa-sec-2015-29 · WCCP dissector crash

Summary

Name: WCCP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-29

Date: August 11, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.6

Fixed versions: 1.12.7

References:

Wireshark issue 11358.

Details

Description

The WCCP dissector could crash. 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.