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
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.