wnpa-sec-2013-01 · Infinite and large loops in several dissectors

Summary

Name: Infinite and large loops in several dissectors

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-01

Date: January 29, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.4, 1.6.0 to 1.6.12

Fixed versions: 1.8.5, 1.6.13

References: Wireshark bug 8036
Wireshark bug 8037
Wireshark bug 8038
Wireshark bug 8040
Wireshark bug 8041
Wireshark bug 8042
Wireshark bug 8043
Wireshark bug 8198
Wireshark bug 8199
Wireshark bug 8222
CVE-2013-1572
CVE-2013-1573
CVE-2013-1574
CVE-2013-1575
CVE-2013-1576
CVE-2013-1577
CVE-2013-1578
CVE-2013-1579
CVE-2013-1580
CVE-2013-1581

Details

Description

Infinite and large loops in the Bluetooth HCI, CSN.1, DCP-ETSI, DOCSIS CM-STAUS, IEEE 802.3 Slow Protocols, MPLS, R3, RTPS, SDP, and SIP dissectors. Reported by Laurent Butti.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark consume excessive CPU resources by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.5, 1.6.13 or later.

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