wnpa-sec-2016-48 · MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop

Summary

Name: MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2016-48

Date: July 27, 2016

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.4

Fixed versions: 2.0.5

References:
Wireshark issue 12661

Details

Description

The MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP dissectors could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Antti Levomäki.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 2.0.5 or later.