wnpa-sec-2013-45 · Bluetooth SDP dissector large loop

Summary

Name: Bluetooth SDP dissector large loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-45

Date: July 26, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0, 1.8.0 to 1.8.8

Fixed versions: 1.10.1, 1.8.9

References:
Wireshark bug 8831
CVE-2013-4927

Details

Description

The Bluetooth SDP dissector could go into a large loop. Discovered 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 1.10.1, 1.8.9 or later.