Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') Affecting wireshark package, versions <3.6.8-r0



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ALPINE317-WIRESHARK-3144650
  • published 23 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 13 Sep 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Alpine:3.17 wireshark to version 3.6.8-r0 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream wireshark package and not the wireshark package as distributed by Alpine:3.17. See How to fix? for Alpine:3.17 relevant fixed versions and status.

Infinite loop in the F5 Ethernet Trailer protocol dissector in Wireshark 3.6.0 to 3.6.7 and 3.4.0 to 3.4.15 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file