Title: Wireshark DRDA Dissector epan/dissectors/packet-drda.c dissect_drda Function Malformed Capture File Handling DoS
Aug 27, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
Wireshark contains a flaw that may allow a context-dependent denial of service. The issue is triggered when the dissect_drda function in the DRDA Dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-drda.c fails to properly handle specially crafted capture files, which will result in a loss of availability.
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, a patch has been committed to the CVS/GIT repository that addresses this vulnerability. Until it is incorporated into the next release of the software, manually patching an existing installation is the only known available solution. Check the vendor advisory or solution URL in the references section.