wnpa-sec-2013-66 · SIP dissector infinite loop

Summary

Name: SIP dissector infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-66

Date: December 17, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0 to 1.10.3, 1.8.0 to 1.8.11

Fixed versions: 1.10.4, 1.8.12

References:
Wireshark issue 9388
CVE-2013-7112

Details

Description

The SIP dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Alain Botti.

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 1.10.4, 1.8.12 or later.