wnpa-sec-2022-06 · F5 Ethernet Trailer dissector infinite loop
Name: F5 Ethernet Trailer dissector infinite loop
Date: September 7, 2022
Affected versions: 3.6.0 to 3.6.7, 3.4.0 to 3.4.15
Fixed versions: 3.6.8, 3.4.16
Wireshark issue 18307.
The F5 Ethernet Trailer dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Jason Cohen.
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 3.6.8, 3.4.16 or later.