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.