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wnpa-sec-2016-49 · WBXML crash

Summary

Name: WBXML crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-49

Date: July 27, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.4

Fixed versions: 2.0.5

References:

Wireshark issue 12663.

Details

Description

The WBXML 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 or later.