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wnpa-sec-2016-53 · UMTS FP dissector crash

Summary

Name: UMTS FP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-53

Date: September 8, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.5

Fixed versions: 2.0.6

References:

Wireshark issue 12751.
CVE-2016-7178.

Details

Description

The UMTS FP 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 2.0.6 or later.