Bug 1222433 (CVE-2015-3808, CVE-2015-3809) - CVE-2015-3808 CVE-2015-3809 wireshark: LBMR infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2015-12)
Summary: CVE-2015-3808 CVE-2015-3809 wireshark: LBMR infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2015-12)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-3808, CVE-2015-3809
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1222441
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Reported: 2015-05-18 08:38 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:17 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark 1.12.5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-17 10:14:06 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:38:57 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's LBMR dissector could enter an infinite loop. 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.

Upstream bug:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11036

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-12

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:41:53 UTC
Fixed in Fedora via:

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

Comment 2 Siddharth Sharma 2015-06-17 10:14:06 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.


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