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wnpa-sec-2018-49 · CoAP dissector crash

Summary

Name: CoAP dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2018-49

Date: October 10, 2018

Affected versions: 2.6.0 to 2.6.3

Fixed versions: 2.6.4

References:

Wireshark issue 15172.
CVE-2018-18225.

Details

Description

The CoAP 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 2.6.4 or later.