Name: Infinite and large loops in several dissectors
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
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.
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 1.8.5, 1.6.13 or later.
- WLAN packet capture and transmission
- Full 802.11 a/b/g/n support
- View management, control and data frames
- Multi-channel aggregation (with multiple adapters)