wnpa-sec-2018-45 · Bluetooth Attribute Protocol dissector crash

Summary

Name: Bluetooth Attribute Protocol dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-45

Date: August 29, 2018

Affected versions: 2.6.0 to 2.6.2, 2.4.0 to 2.4.8, 2.2.0 to 2.2.16

Fixed versions: 2.6.3, 2.4.9, 2.2.17

References:
Wireshark issue 14994
CVE-2018-16056

Details

Description

The Bluetooth Attribute 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 2.6.3, 2.4.9, 2.2.17 or later.