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wnpa-sec-2016-26 · GSM CBCH dissector crash

Summary

Name: GSM CBCH dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-26

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 12278.
CVE-2016-4082.

Details

Description

The GSM CBCH dissector could crash.

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.