wnpa-sec-2017-06 · STANAG 4607 file parser infinite loop


Name: STANAG 4607 file parser infinite loop

Docid: wnpa-sec-2017-06

Date: March 3, 2017

Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.4, 2.0.0 to 2.0.10

Fixed versions: 2.2.5, 2.0.11

Wireshark bug 13416



The STANAG 4607 dissector could go into an infinite loop and consume memory. Discovered by Chris Maixner.


It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.


Upgrade to Wireshark 2.2.5, 2.0.11 or later.

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