Bug 2210466 (CVE-2023-2879) - CVE-2023-2879 wireshark: infinite loop in GDSDB dissector
Summary: CVE-2023-2879 wireshark: infinite loop in GDSDB dissector
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2023-2879
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: 2210648 2210649 2210650
Blocks: 2210468
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2023-05-27 18:01 UTC by Nick Tait
Modified: 2023-05-29 18:33 UTC (History)
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A vulnerability was found in wireshark. This issue occurs in the GDSDB dissector, and could go into 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.
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Last Closed: 2023-05-29 18:33:23 UTC
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Description Nick Tait 2023-05-27 18:01:50 UTC
GDSDB infinite loop in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.5 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.13 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file

https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark/-/issues/19068
https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/cves/-/blob/master/2023/CVE-2023-2879.json
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2023-14.html

Comment 2 Sandipan Roy 2023-05-29 04:30:59 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2210648]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-05-29 18:33:21 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2023-2879


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