wnpa-sec-2019-01 · 6LoWPAN dissector crash

Summary

Name: 6LoWPAN dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2019-01

Date: January 8, 2019

Affected versions: 2.6.0 to 2.6.5

Fixed versions: 2.6.6

References:
Wireshark issue 15217
CVE-2019-5716

Details

Description

The 6LoWPAN 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 2.6.6 or later.