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Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

CVE-2022-29190

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Pion DTLS is a Go implementation of Datagram Transport Layer Security. Prior to version 2.1.4, an attacker can send packets that sends Pion DTLS into an infinite loop when processing. Version 2.1.4 contains a patch for this issue. There are currently no known workarounds available.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published