Bug 1312779 - (CVE-2016-2523) CVE-2016-2523 wireshark: DNP3 dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-03)
CVE-2016-2523 wireshark: DNP3 dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-03)
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20160226,repor...
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Depends On: 1312803
Blocks: 1312806
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Reported: 2016-02-29 04:37 EST by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2016-05-31 21:34 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: Wireshark 2.0.2, Wireshark 1.12.10
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Description Martin Prpič 2016-02-29 04:37:05 EST
It was reported that Wireshark's DNP3 dissector 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=11938

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-03.html
Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2016-02-29 04:44:09 EST
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1312803]

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