Bug 1472768 (CVE-2017-11406) - CVE-2017-11406 wireshark: DOCSIS infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-36)
Summary: CVE-2017-11406 wireshark: DOCSIS infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2017-36)
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-11406
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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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1472771
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-19 11:36 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2018-06-21 09:00 UTC (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-19 11:36:30 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's DOCSIS 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=13797

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-36.html

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-07-19 11:37:39 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1472771]


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