WireShark 0.99.7 released

Wireshark® is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It has a rich and powerful feature set and runs on most computing platforms including Windows, OS X, Linux, and UNIX. Network professionals, security experts, developers, and educators around the world use it regularly. It is freely available as open source, and is released under the GNU General Public License version 2.

Wireshark 0.99.7 fixes the following vulnerabilities:

  • Wireshark could crash when reading an MP3 file. Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • Beyond Security discovered that Wireshark could loop excessively while reading a malformed DNP packet. Versions affected: 0.10.12 to 0.99.6
  • Stefan Esser discovered a buffer overflow in the SSL dissector. Versions affected: 0.99.0 to 0.99.6
  • The ANSI MAP dissector could be susceptible to a buffer overflow on some platforms. (Bug 1844) Versions affected: 0.99.5 to 0.99.6
  • The Firebird/Interbase dissector could go into an infinite loop or crash. (Bugs 1931 and 1932) Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The NCP dissector could cause a crash. Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The HTTP dissector could crash on some systems while decoding chunked messages. Versions affected: 0.10.14 to 0.99.6
  • The MEGACO dissector could enter a large loop and consume system resources Versions affected: 0.9.14 to 0.99.6
  • The DCP ETSI dissector could enter a large loop and consume system resources. Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • Fabiodds discovered a buffer overflow in the iSeries (OS/400) Communication trace file parser. (Bug 1926) Versions affected: 0.99.0 to 0.99.6
  • The PPP dissector could overflow a buffer. Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The Bluetooth SDP dissector could go into an infinite loop. Versions affected: 0.99.2 to 0.99.6
  • A malformed RPC Portmap packet could cause a crash. (Bug 1998) Versions affected: 0.8.16 to 0.99.6
  • The IPv6 dissector could loop excessively. (Bug 2007) Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The USB dissector could loop excessively or crash. (Bugs 2012, 2013, and 2021) Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The SMB dissector could crash. (Bug 2019) Versions affected: 0.99.6
  • The RPL dissector could go into an infinite loop. (Bug 2052) Versions affected: 0.9.8 to 0.99.6
  • The WiMAX dissector could crash due to unaligned access on some platforms. (Bug 2072) Versions affected: 0.99.6
    - The CIP dissector could attempt to allocate a huge amount of memory and crash. Versions affected: 0.9.14 to 0.99.6

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