wnpa-sec-2015-11 · SCSI OSD dissector infinite loop

Summary

Name: SCSI OSD dissector infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2015-11

Date: March 4, 2015

Affected versions: 1.12.0 to 1.12.3

Fixed versions: 1.12.4

References:
Wireshark issue 11024
CVE-2015-2192

Details

Description

The SCSI OSD dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Vlad Tsyrklevich.

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 1.12.4 or later.