KLA11073
Denial of service vulnerability in Wireshark
Updated: 06/26/2019
Detect date
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07/18/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

A large loop vulnerability was found in the GPRS LLC dissector in Wireshark. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can cause a denial of service. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet, which is injected onto the wire, or by convincing a user to read a specially designed packet trace file to cause a denial of service.


Technical details

Denial of service, which might become a result of exploiting vulnerability described above, occurs because of consuming excessive CPU resources.

Affected products

Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.14

Solution

Update to the latest version
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Original advisories

wnpa-sec-2017-37

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2017-114097.8Critical