Fortinet Discovers Denial of Service Vulnerability in Wireshark USB URB
Fortinet's FortiGuard has discovered denial of service vulnerability in Wireshark USB URB.
SolutionsUpgrade to latest version available from http://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
The USB URB denial of service vulnerability lies in the USB packet dissector, where insufficient checking of packet parameters is performed; the vulnerability is present only when Wireshark is configured to sniff packets from USB ports or opens a crafted USB traffic pcap file.
David Maciejak of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team