wnpa-sec-2016-20 · TShark reassembly crash

Summary

Name: TShark reassembly crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-20

Date: April 22, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.2

Fixed versions: 2.0.3

References:
Wireshark issue 11799
CVE-2016-4077

Details

Description

TShark could crash due to a packet reassembly bug. Discovered by Mateusz Jurczyk.

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 2.0.3 or later.