wnpa-sec-2016-45 · LDSS dissector crash

Summary

Name: LDSS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-45

Date: July 27, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.4, 1.12.0 to 1.12.12

Fixed versions: 2.0.5, 1.12.13

References:
Wireshark issue 12662

Details

Description

The LDSS dissector could crash. Discovered by Antti Levomäki.

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 2.0.5, 1.12.13 or later.