Bug 1814586 (CVE-2020-9431)

Summary: CVE-2020-9431 wireshark: LTE RRC dissector memory leak could result in excessive memory resource consumption
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Michael Kaplan <mkaplan>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: denis, huzaifas, lemenkov, mruprich, msehnout, peter, rvokal, sergey.avseyev
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 3.2.2, wireshark 3.0.9, wireshark 2.6.15 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A memory leak was discovered in Wireshark in the LTE RRC dissector. This issue allows an attacker to trigger the flaw by injecting special packets onto the wire or by convincing a victim user into opening a malformed packet trace file.
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Bug Depends On: 1814587, 1817113    
Bug Blocks: 1814638    

Description Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 10:33:04 UTC
LTE RRC dissector memory leak could be caused by by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file which could result in in excessive CPU resource consumption.

Comment 1 Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 10:33:44 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1814587]

Comment 2 Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 10:35:48 UTC
External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2020-03