Wireshark contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in the HSRP dissector during the parsing of a malformed packet. This will result in an infinite loop and a loss of availability for the program.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 1.8.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.