Bug 1361143 (CVE-2016-6512) - CVE-2016-6512 wireshark: MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop. (wnpa-sec-2016-48)
Summary: CVE-2016-6512 wireshark: MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop. (wnpa-sec-2...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-6512
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2016-07-28 11:57 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:30 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: Wireshark 2.0.5
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:56:58 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-07-28 11:57:03 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP 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=12661

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-48.html


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