wnpa-sec-2017-11 · Netscaler file parser infinite loop

Summary

Name: Netscaler file parser infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-11

Date: March 3, 2017

Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.4, 2.0.0 to 2.0.10

Fixed versions: 2.2.5, 2.0.11

References:
Wireshark issue 12083
CVE-2017-6467

Details

Description

The Netscaler file parser could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Anil Kumar.

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 2.2.5, 2.0.11 or later.