wnpa-sec-2016-54 · Catapult DCT2000 dissector crash

Summary

Name: Catapult DCT2000 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-54

Date: September 8, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.5

Fixed versions: 2.0.6

References:
Wireshark issue 12752
CVE-2016-7179

Details

Description

The Catapult DCT2000 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.