wnpa-sec-2012-27 · Wireshark PPP dissector crash
Name: Wireshark PPP dissector crash
Date: October 2, 2012
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.2
Fixed versions: 1.8.3
References: Wireshark bug 7316 Wireshark bug 7668
The PPP dissector could abort.
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 1.8.3 or later.
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