|Bugzilla:||848544: CVE-2012-4287 wireshark: DoS via excessive CPU consumption in MongoDB dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-14)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c in the MongoDB dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and CPU consumption) via a small value for a BSON document length.
This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
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