wnpa-sec-2018-32 · IEEE 802.11 dissector crash

Summary

Name: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-32

Date: May 22, 2018

Affected versions: 2.6.0

Fixed versions: 2.6.1

References:
Wireshark issue 14686
CVE-2018-11361

Details

Description

The IEEE 802.11 dissector could crash. Discovered by the OSS-Fuzz project.

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 2.6.1 or later.