wnpa-sec-2016-23 · PKTC dissector crash

Summary

Name: PKTC dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-23

Date: April 22, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.2, 1.12.0 to 1.12.10

Fixed versions: 2.0.3, 1.12.11

References:
Wireshark issue 12242
CVE-2016-4080

Details

Description

The PKTC dissector could crash. 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, 1.12.11 or later.