wnpa-sec-2017-48 · NetBIOS dissector crash

Summary

Name: NetBIOS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-48

Date: November 30, 2017

Affected versions: 2.4.0 to 2.4.2, 2.2.0 to 2.2.10

Fixed versions: 2.4.3, 2.2.11

References:
Wireshark bug 14249
CVE-2017-17083

Details

Description

The NetBIOS dissector could crash. Discovered by Kamil Frankowicz.

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 2.4.3, 2.2.11 or later.

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