wnpa-sec-2018-11 · Pcapng file parser crash


Name: Pcapng file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-11

Date: February 23, 2018

Affected versions: 2.4.0 to 2.4.4, 2.2.0 to 2.2.12

Fixed versions: 2.4.5, 2.2.13

Wireshark bug 14403



The pcapng file parser could crash. Discovered by Magnus Stubman.


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.


Upgrade to Wireshark 2.4.5, 2.2.13 or later.

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