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wnpa-sec-2017-18 · PacketBB dissector crash

Summary

Name: PacketBB dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-18

Date: April 12, 2017

Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.5, 2.0.0 to 2.0.11

Fixed versions: 2.2.6, 2.0.12

References:

Wireshark issue 13559.

Details

Description

The PacketBB 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 2.2.6, 2.0.12 or later.