wnpa-sec-2013-64 · ActiveMQ OpenWire dissector large loop

Summary

Name: ActiveMQ OpenWire dissector large loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-64

Date: November 1, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0 to 1.10.2, 1.8.0 to 1.8.10

Fixed versions: 1.10.3, 1.8.11

References:
Wireshark issue 9248
CVE-2013-6339

Details

Description

The OpenWire dissector could go into a large loop. Discovered by Murali.

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 1.10.3, 1.8.11 or later.