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wnpa-sec-2024-05 · DOCSIS dissector crash

Summary

Name: DOCSIS dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2024-05

Date: January 3, 2024

Affected versions: 4.2.0

Fixed versions: 4.2.1

References:

Wireshark issue 19557.
CVE-2024-0211.

Details

Description

The DOCSIS 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 4.2.1 or later.