Severity Low
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
A flaw has been discovered in wireshark >= 2.6.0 and < 2.6.4 in the  MS-WSP dissector where an invalid type could lead to an assertion failure. This could be used by an attacker to crash wireshark by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-779 wireshark-cli 2.6.3-1 2.6.4-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
12 Oct 2018 ASA-201810-9 AVG-779 wireshark-cli High multiple issues