wnpa-sec-2016-57 · NCP dissector crash

Summary

Name: NCP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-57

Date: October 4, 2016

Affected versions: 2.2.0

Fixed versions: 2.2.1

References:
Wireshark issue 12945
CVE-2016-7958

Details

Description

The NCP 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 2.2.1 or later.