wnpa-sec-2022-08 · USB-HID dissector crash on Windows

Summary

Name: USB-HID dissector crash on Windows

Docid: wnpa-sec-2022-08

Date: October 26, 2022

Affected versions: 3.6.0 to 3.6.8

Fixed versions: 3.6.9

References:
Wireshark issue 18384

Details

Description

The USB-HID dissector could crash on Windows.

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 3.6.9 or later.