wnpa-sec-2012-29 · Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow


Name: Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow

Docid: wnpa-sec-2012-29

Date: October 2, 2012

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.2

Fixed versions: 1.8.3

References: Wireshark bug 7567



Laurent Butti discovered a buffer overflow in the LDP dissector.


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.


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