wnpa-sec-2016-09 · iSeries file parser crash

Summary

Name: iSeries file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-09

Date: February 26, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.1

Fixed versions: 2.0.2

References:
Wireshark issue 11985
CVE-2015-2529

Details

Description

The iSeries file parser could crash. Discovered by Mateusz Jurczyk.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 2.0.2 or later.