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Resource Management Errors


Severity Low
Score 3.3/10


The dissect_hsrp function in epan/dissectors/packet-hsrp.c in the HSRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published