wnpa-sec-2015-59 · PPI dissector crash

Summary

Name: PPI dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-59

Date: December 29, 2015

Affected versions: 2.0.0

Fixed versions: 2.0.1

References:
Wireshark issue 11876
CVE-2015-8741

Details

Description

The PPI dissector could crash.

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 2.0.1 or later.