wnpa-sec-2020-03 · LTE RRC dissector memory leak

Summary

Name: LTE RRC dissector memory leak

Docid: wnpa-sec-2020-03

Date: February 26, 2020

Affected versions: 3.2.0 to 3.2.1, 3.0.0 to 3.0.8, 2.6.0 to 2.6.14

Fixed versions: 3.2.2, 3.0.9, 2.6.15

References:
Wireshark bug 16341

Details

Description

The LTE RRC dissector could leak memory. Discovered by the OSS-Fuzz project.

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 3.2.2, 3.0.9, 2.6.15 or later.

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