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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Bluetooth L2CAP and NCP Dissector Bugs Let Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036944
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036944
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 5 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target dissector to crash.

The Bluetooth L2CAP dissector is affected.

The NCP dissector is affected.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.2.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-56.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-57.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-56.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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