Wireshark, Bitten

 Image Credit:   LinuxHint

Image Credit: LinuxHint

News – via Help Net Security’s Zeljka Zorz, of serious flaws in Wireshark’s bits leading to potential crashes apparently caused by stored malicous packet trace files. HelpNet notes that Wireshark has fixed versions: 2.6.3, 2.4.9, or 2.2.17 – all of which can be downloaded on the Wireshark Download page: https://www.wireshark.org/download.html

“The vulnerabilities – CVE-2018-16056, CVE-2018-16057 and CVE-2018-16058 – affect three components of Wireshark: the Bluetooth Attribute Protocol (ATT) dissector, the Radiotap dissector, and the Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP) dissector, respectively.” – via Help Net Security’s Zeljka Zorz

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/9/4/wireshark-bitten