wnpa-sec-2018-08 · DOCSIS dissector crash

Summary

Name: DOCSIS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-08

Date: February 23, 2018

Affected versions: 2.4.0 to 2.4.4

Fixed versions: 2.4.5

References:
Wireshark issue 14446
CVE-2018-7337

Details

Description

The DOCSIS dissector could crash.

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 2.4.5 or later.