wnpa-sec-2019-13 · Rbm dissector infinite loop

Summary

Name: Rbm dissector infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2019-13

Date: April 8, 2019

Affected versions: 3.0.0

Fixed versions: 3.0.1

References:
Wireshark issue 15612
CVE-2019-10900

Details

Description

The Rbm dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Mateusz Jurczyk.

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 3.0.1 or later.