wnpa-sec-2016-37 · Ethernet dissector crash

Summary

Name: Ethernet dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-37

Date: June 7, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.3

Fixed versions: 2.0.4

References:
Wireshark issue 12440
CVE-2016-5358

Details

Description

The Ethernet 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 2.0.4 or later.