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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark Bugs in Bluetooth AVDTP, Bluetooth Attribute Protocol, and Radiotap Dissectors Let Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041609
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-16056, CVE-2018-16057, CVE-2018-16058   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 6 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 AVDTP dissector is affected [CVE-2018-16058].

The Bluetooth Attribute Protocol dissector is affected [CVE-2018-16056].

The Radiotap dissector is affected [CVE-2018-16057].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target dissector to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.2.17, 2.4.9, 2.6.3).

The vendor advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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