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wnpa-sec-2018-02 · MRDISC dissector crash

Summary

Name: MRDISC dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-02

Date: January 11, 2018

Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.11

Fixed versions: 2.2.12

References:

Wireshark issue 14299.
CVE-2017-17997.

Details

Description

The MRDISC dissector could crash. Discovered by Young.

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 2.2.12 or later.