DescriptionIn Wireshark 3.0.0, the GSUP dissector could go into an infinite loop. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_gsup.c by rejecting an invalid Information Element length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)buster2.6.20-0+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)2.6.20-0+deb10u8fixed
bullseye, bullseye (security)3.4.10-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)4.0.11-1~deb12u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)(not affected)


- wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later; GSUP dissector introduced in 3.0.0);a=commit;h=f80b7d1b279fb6c13f640019a1bbc42b18bf7469

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