wnpa-sec-2017-43 · MBIM dissector crash

Summary

Name: MBIM dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-43

Date: October 10, 2017

Affected versions: 2.4.0 to 2.4.1, 2.2.0 to 2.2.9

Fixed versions: 2.4.2, 2.2.10

References:
Wireshark issue 14056
CVE-2017-15193

Details

Description

The MBIM dissector could crash or exhaust system memory.

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 2.4.2, 2.2.10 or later.