Bug 1330071 (CVE-2016-4081) - CVE-2016-4081 wireshark: IAX2 infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-24)
Summary: CVE-2016-4081 wireshark: IAX2 infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-24)
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-4081
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1330080
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-04-25 11:11 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:59 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Wireshark 2.0.x, Wireshark 1.12.x
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-04-25 11:23:14 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2016-04-25 11:11:46 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's IAX2 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=12260

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-24.html

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2016-04-25 11:19:35 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1330080]


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