wnpa-sec-2016-12 · Ixia IxVeriWave file parser crash

Summary

Name: Ixia IxVeriWave file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-12

Date: February 26, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.1

Fixed versions: 2.0.2

References:
Project Zero Issue 647
Wireshark bug 11795
CVE-2016-4415

Details

Description

The IxVeriWave 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.

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