wnpa-sec-2017-38 · MSDP dissector infinite loop
Name: MSDP dissector infinite loop
Date: August 29, 2017
Affected versions: 2.4.0, 2.2.0 to 2.2.8, 2.0.0 to 2.0.14
Fixed versions: 2.4.1, 2.2.9, 2.0.15
The MSDP dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Zhangwangjunjie and Marco Grass.
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.
Upgrade to Wireshark 2.4.1, 2.2.9, 2.0.15 or later.