wnpa-sec-2021-03 · Wireshark could open unsafe URLs.


Name: Wireshark could open unsafe URLs.

Docid: wnpa-sec-2021-03

Date: March 10, 2021

Affected versions: 3.4.0 to 3.4.3, 3.2.0 to 3.2.11

Fixed versions: 3.4.4, 3.2.12

Wireshark bug 17232



Wireshark could open unsafe URLs. Discovered by Lukas Euler.


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 3.4.4, 3.2.12 or later.

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