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wnpa-sec-2023-29 · NetScreen file parser crash

Summary

Name: NetScreen file parser crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2023-29

Date: November 15, 2023

Affected versions: 4.0.0 to 4.0.10, 3.6.0 to 3.6.18

Fixed versions: 4.0.11, 3.6.19

References:

Wireshark issue 19404.
CVE-2023-6175.

Details

Description

The NetScreen file parser could crash. Discovered by Anonymous working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

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 4.0.11, 3.6.19 or later.