Vulnerabilities

Wireshark 3.0.7 Released – Fixes for Security Vulnerabilities & Update for BGP, IEEE 802.11, TLS Protocols

Wireshark 3.0.7 released with a number of security updates and fixed several other bugs that reside in the Wireshark components.

Wireshark also updated Protocol Support for various protocols such as BGP, HomePlug AV, IEEE 802.11, and TLS.

Wireshark is known as the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development, and education.

It is used by network administrators to troubleshoot network and by the security, analyst to examine the packets. It is a widely used tool in organizations.

Wireshark 3.0.7 fixed the vulnerability {CVE-2019-19553)) that resides in the CMS dissector that affected the Wireshark version 3.0.0 to 3.0.6, 2.6.0 to 2.6.12.

“It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.”

Other Fixed Bugs in Wireshark 3.0.7

  • ws_pipe_wait_for_pipe() can wait on closed handles. Bug 15696.
  • Support for 11ax in PEEKREMOTE. Bug 15740.
  • The temporary file …​ could not be opened: Invalid argument. Bug 15751.
  • Reassembling of the two TLS records is not working correctly. Bug 16109.
  • Display Filter Area: Dropdown Missing pkt_comment and tcp.options.sack_perm (likely others). Bug 16130.
  • Display Filter autocompletion should be disabled. Bug 16132.
  • BGP Linkstate IP Reachability information is incorrect. Bug 16144.
  • NGAP: ExpectedUEActivityBehaviour decode error. Bug 16145.
  • HomePlug AV dissector: MMTYPE and FMI fields are dissected incorrectly. Bug 16158.
  • JPEG files cannot be saved on Windows with french language. Bug 16165.
  • X11 –display interpreted as –display-filter which maps to -Y option. Bug 16167.
  • “Create new file automatically after” not working with extcap. Bug 16178.
  • Encrypted TLS alerts sometimes listed as decrypted. Bug 16180.
  • The “Remove Wireshark from the system path” package has “Add Wireshark to the system PATH” as its title. Bug 16200.
  • tshark -T ek -x causes get_field_data: code should not be reached. Bug 16218.
  • Crash on Go → Next/Previous Packet in Conversation when no packet is selected. Bug 16228.

The new version of Wireshark can be downloaded from here.

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