wnpa-sec-2013-46 · Bluetooth OBEX dissector infinite loop

Summary

Name: Bluetooth OBEX dissector infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-46

Date: July 26, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0

Fixed versions: 1.10.1

References:
Wireshark bug 8875
CVE-2013-4928

Details

Description

The Bluetooth OBEX dissector could go into an infinite loop.

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 or later.