wnpa-sec-2017-37 · GPRS LLC dissector large loop.

Summary

Name: GPRS LLC dissector large loop.

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-37

Date: July 18, 2017

Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.13

Fixed versions: 2.0.14

References:
Wireshark issue 13603
CVE-2017-11409

Details

Description

The GPRS LLC dissector could go into a large loop.

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 2.0.14 or later.