Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.7, the OpenFlow dissector could crash with memory exhaustion, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-openflow_v5.c by ensuring that certain length values were sufficiently large.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-78 wireshark-cli, wireshark-gtk, wireshark-qt 2.2.1-1 2.2.2-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
24 Nov 2016 ASA-201611-25 AVG-78 wireshark-cli High multiple issues
24 Nov 2016 ASA-201611-24 AVG-78 wireshark-qt High multiple issues
24 Nov 2016 ASA-201611-23 AVG-78 wireshark-gtk High multiple issues