wnpa-sec-2013-56 · ASSA R3 dissector infinite loop


Name: ASSA R3 dissector infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2013-56

Date: September 10, 2013

Affected versions: 1.10.0 to 1.10.1, 1.8.0 to 1.8.9

Fixed versions: 1.10.2, 1.8.10

Wireshark bug 9020



The ASSA R3 dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered 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.


Upgrade to Wireshark 1.10.2, 1.8.10 or later.

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