The dissect_cmstatus_tlv function in plugins/docsis/packet-cmstatus.c in the DOCSIS CM-STATUS dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.13 and 1.8.x before 1.8.5 uses an incorrect data type for a position variable, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet.
Publish Date : 2013-02-02 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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