wnpa-sec-2018-43 · IEEE 802.11 dissector crash

Summary

Name: IEEE 802.11 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-43

Date: July 18, 2018

Affected versions: 2.6.0 to 2.6.1, 2.4.0 to 2.4.7

Fixed versions: 2.6.2, 2.4.8

References:
Wireshark issue 14686
CVE-2018-14370

Details

Description

The IEEE 802.11 protocol 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 2.6.2, 2.4.8 or later.