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wnpa-sec-2024-02 · IEEE 1609.2 dissector crash

Summary

Name: IEEE 1609.2 dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2024-02

Date: January 3, 2024

Affected versions: 4.2.0, 4.0.0 to 4.0.11, 3.6.0 to 3.6.19

Fixed versions: 4.2.1, 4.0.12, 3.6.20

References:

Wireshark issue 19501.
CVE-2024-0209.

Details

Description

The IEEE 1609.2 and possibly other ASN.1-based dissectors could crash. Discovered by Han Zheng.

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 4.2.1, 4.0.12, 3.6.20 or later.