Name: WBXML dissector infinite loop
Date: April 12, 2017
Affected versions: 2.2.0 to 2.2.7, 2.0.0 to 2.0.13
Fixed versions: 2.2.8, 2.0.14
Wireshark bug 13477
Wireshark bug 13796
The WBXML dissector could go into an infinite loop. Discovered by Otto Airamo and Antti Levomäki, Forcepoint.
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 2.2.8, 2.0.14 or later.
Update: July 18, 2017Updated for Wireshark 2.2.8 and 2.0.14. Added bug 13796.
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