wnpa-sec-2012-09 · Wireshark DIAMETER memory allocation flaw


Name: Wireshark DIAMETER memory allocation flaw

Docid: wnpa-sec-2012-09

Date: May 21, 2012

Affected versions: 1.4.0 to 1.4.12, 1.6.0 to 1.6.7

Fixed versions: 1.4.13, 1.6.8

References: Wireshark bug 7138



The DIAMETER dissector could try to allocate memory improperly and crash.


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.


Upgrade to Wireshark 1.4.13, 1.6.8 or later.

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