wnpa-sec-2016-40 · NDS dissector crash

Summary

Name: NDS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-40

Date: July 27, 2016

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.12

Fixed versions: 1.12.13

References:
Wireshark issue 12576

Details

Description

The NDS dissector could crash. Discovered by Chris Benedict, Aurelien Delaitre, NIST SAMATE Project.

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 1.12.13 or later.