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Wireshark DOCSIS Dissector DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2010-05-08
Last Updated: 2010-05-08 16:50:50 UTC
by Guy Bruneau (Version: 1)
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Wireshark issued an update to fix an issue with the DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) dissector. It could be exploited by attackers to cause a DoS when processing malformed data, causing a crash of the application.

Affected Products

Wireshark versions 0.9.6 through 1.0.12 Bulletin can be viewed here.
Wireshark versions 1.2.0 through 1.2.7.  Bulletin can be viewed here.

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Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot org

Keywords: Wireshark DoS
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