wnpa-sec-2013-14 · MPLS Echo dissector infinite loop
Name: MPLS Echo dissector infinite loop
Date: March 6, 2013
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.5
Fixed versions: 1.8.6
Wireshark bug 8039
The MPLS Echo dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered 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 1.8.6 or later.