wnpa-sec-2012-28 · Wireshark DRDA dissector infinite loop
Name: Wireshark DRDA dissector infinite loop
Date: October 2, 2012
Affected versions: 1.6.0 to 1.6.10, 1.8.0 to 1.8.2
Fixed versions: 1.8.3, 1.6.11
Martin Wilck discovered an infinite loop in the DRDA dissector.
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.
Upgrade to Wireshark 1.8.3, 1.6.11 or later.