wnpa-sec-2013-38 · Assa Abloy R3 dissector DOS

Summary

Name: Assa Abloy R3 dissector DOS

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-38

Date: June 7, 2013

Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7

Fixed versions: 1.8.8

References:
Wireshark bug 8764
CVE-2013-4080

Details

Description

The Assa Abloy R3 dissector could consume excessive memory and CPU.

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 1.8.8 or later.