Bug 1814586 (CVE-2020-9431) - CVE-2020-9431 wireshark: LTE RRC dissector memory leak could result in excessive memory resource consumption
Summary: CVE-2020-9431 wireshark: LTE RRC dissector memory leak could result in excess...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-9431
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1814587 1817113
Blocks: 1814638
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Reported: 2020-03-18 10:33 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2020-07-15 10:13 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 3.2.2, wireshark 3.0.9, wireshark 2.6.15
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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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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


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