Title: Wireshark EtherCAT Mailbox Dissector Malformed Packet Parsing Remote DoS
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Wireshark contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in the EtherCAT Mailbox dissector during the parsing of a malformed packet. This will result in loss of availability for the program.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 1.8.2, 1.6.10 or 1.4.15 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.