Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:39:46 -0700 From: Gerald Combs <gerald@...eshark.org> To: Eygene Ryabinkin <rea-sec@...elabs.ru> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Jan Safranek <jsafrane@...hat.com>, Martin Wilck <martin.wilck@...fujitsu.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- wireshark (X >= 1.6.8): DoS (excessive CPU use and infinite loop) in DRDA dissector On 8/31/12 3:48 AM, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote: > Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 11:39:11AM -0400, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: >> a denial of service flaw was found in the way Distributed Relational >> Database Architecture (DRDA) dissector of Wireshark, a network >> traffic analyzer, performed processing of certain DRDA packet >> capture files. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted >> capture file that, when opened could lead to wireshark executable to >> consume excessive amount of CPU time and hang with an infinite loop. > [...] >> Affected versions: Seems to affect wireshark 1.6.x versions and >> later (1.0.x and 1.2.x definitely aren't affected) > > 1.5.x is affected too: 1.5.0 was the first release in which the > handling for the multiple DRDA commands was added to. 1.4 has no > such code, whereas 1.5.0 has the while loop that provokes DoS. Note that 1.5.0 wasn't an official release. Odd-numbered minor revisions are development releases preceding the next even-numbered (and official) release.
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