wnpa-sec-2016-28 · NCP dissector crash

Summary

Name: NCP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-28

Date: April 22, 2016

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.10

Fixed versions: 1.12.11

References:
Wireshark issue 12293
CVE-2016-4085

Details

Description

The NCP dissector could crash. Discovered by Chris Benedict.

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 1.12.11 or later.