Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')
An issue was discovered in Contiki through 3.0. An infinite loop exists in the uIP TCP/IP stack component when processing IPv6 extension headers in ext_hdr_options_process in net/ipv6/uip6.c.
CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition
Loops with multiple exits and flags detract from the quality of an application. They tend to make control structures difficult to understand, and introduce the risk of non-termination and other structural problems. The vulnerability “loop with unreachable exit condition” enables attackers to exploit this flaw, leading to denial of service.