wnpa-sec-2016-05 · HTTP/2 dissector crash

Summary

Name: HTTP/2 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-05

Date: February 26, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.1

Fixed versions: 2.0.2

References:
Wireshark issue 12077
CVE-2016-2525

Details

Description

The HTTP/2 dissector could crash. Discovered by Noam Mazor.

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 2.0.2 or later.