wnpa-sec-2018-03 · IxVeriWave file parser crash

Summary

Name: IxVeriWave file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-03

Date: January 11, 2018

Affected versions: 2.4.0 to 2.4.3, 2.2.0 to 2.2.11

Fixed versions: 2.4.4, 2.2.12

References:
Wireshark issue 14297
CVE-2018-5334

Details

Description

The IxVeriWave file parser could crash. Discovered by Young.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 2.4.4, 2.2.12 or later.