wnpa-sec-2012-14 · Wireshark MongoDB large loop
Name: Wireshark MongoDB large loop
Date: August 15, 2012
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.1
Fixed versions: 1.8.2
References: Wireshark bug 7572
The MongoDB dissector could go into a large loop. Reported by Ben Schmidt.
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.
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