wnpa-sec-2013-08 · Wireshark dissection engine crash
Name: Wireshark dissection engine crash
Date: January 29, 2013
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.4, 1.6.0 to 1.6.12
Fixed versions: 1.8.5, 1.6.13
References: Wireshark bug 8197
The Wireshark dissection engine could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti.
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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