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wnpa-sec-2017-03 · LDSS dissector crash

Summary

Name: LDSS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-03

Date: March 3, 2017

Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.4, 2.0.0 to 2.0.10

Fixed versions: 2.2.5, 2.0.11

References:

Wireshark issue 13346.
CVE-2017-6469.

Details

Description

The LDSS dissector could crash. Discovered by Antti Levomäki and Christian Jalio, Forcepoint.

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 2.2.5, 2.0.11 or later.