wnpa-sec-2017-41 · IrCOMM dissector buffer overrun

Summary

Name: IrCOMM dissector buffer overrun

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-41

Date: August 29, 2017

Affected versions: 2.4.0, 2.2.0 to 2.2.8, 2.0.0 to 2.0.14

Fixed versions: 2.4.1, 2.2.9, 2.0.15

References:
Wireshark issue 13929
CVE-2017-13765

Details

Description

The IrCOMM dissector could read past the end of a buffer.

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 2.4.1, 2.2.9, 2.0.15 or later.