wnpa-sec-2018-48 · Steam IHS Discovery dissector memory leak

Summary

Name: Steam IHS Discovery dissector memory leak

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-48

Date: October 10, 2018

Affected versions: 2.6.0 to 2.6.3

Fixed versions: 2.6.4

References:
Wireshark issue 15171
CVE-2018-18226

Details

Description

The Steam IHS Discovery dissector could leak memory.

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 2.6.4 or later.