Bug 1415964 (CVE-2017-5596)

Summary: CVE-2017-5596 wireshark: ASTERIX infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-01)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: huzaifas, lemenkov, msehnout, phatina, rvokal, sardella
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 2.2.4, wireshark 2.0.10 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 09:33:15 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's ASTERIX could loop infinitely. 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.

Upstream bug(s):

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13344

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-01.html

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 09:37:25 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1415967]