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In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.6 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.12 the DNS dissector could go into an infinite loop - CVE-2017-9345

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In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.6 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.12 the DNS dissector could go into an infinite loop. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dns.c by trying to detect self-referencing pointers.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2017-9345
Product(s):
  • Wireshark