wnpa-sec-2012-33 · Wireshark SCTP dissector infinite loop
Name: Wireshark SCTP dissector infinite loop
Date: November 28, 2012
Affected versions: 1.8.0 to 1.8.3, 1.6.0 to 1.6.13
Fixed versions: 1.8.4
References: Wireshark bug 7802
The SCTP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
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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