Bug 1222434 (CVE-2015-3810)

Summary: CVE-2015-3810 wireshark: WebSocket DoS (wnpa-sec-2015-13)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Martin Prpič <mprpic>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: huzaifas, jrusnack, lemenkov, manisandro, phatina, rvokal, sisharma
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: wireshark 1.12.5 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-11-20 04:51:11 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1245883, 1245885    
Bug Blocks: 1210268, 1222441    

Description Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:39:08 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's WebSocket dissector could recurse excessively. 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.

This flaw is fixed in versions the following Wireshark versions: 1.12.5.

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Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:43:24 UTC
Fixed in Fedora via:

FEDORA-2015-8150 -- wireshark-1.12.5-1.fc21

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 12:37:08 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2393 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2393.html