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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.

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CVE list

  • CVE-2017-11409

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