wnpa-sec-2016-33 · USB dissector crash

Summary

Name: USB dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-33

Date: June 7, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.3, 1.12.0 to 1.12.11

Fixed versions: 2.0.4, 1.12.12

References:
Wireshark issue 12356
CVE-2016-5354

Details

Description

Some USB dissectors 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 2.0.4, 1.12.12 or later.