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Wireshark : CVE-2018-9256 : LWAPP dissector crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2018-9256 : LWAPP dissector crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/04/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/25/2018
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

In Wireshark 2.4.0 to 2.4.5 and 2.2.0 to 2.2.13, the LWAPP dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-lwapp.c by limiting the encapsulation levels to restrict the recursion depth.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-2_2_14
  • wireshark-upgrade-2_4_6

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