Wireshark 3.0.0 to 3.0.2, 2.6.0 to 2.6.9, and 2.4.0 to 2.4.15 DoS Vulnerability (Windows)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Low Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Wireshark is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
If an attacker injects a malformed packet onto the wire or convinces someone to read a malformed packet trace file, the ASN.1 BER and related dissectors could crash.

Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to crash the Wireshark application.

Affected Versions:
Wireshark versions 2.4.0 through 2.4.15, 2.6.0 through 2.6.9 and 3.0.0 through 3.0.2.

Update to version 2.4.16, 2.6.10 or 3.0.3 respectively.


Denial of Service

Creation Time:

2019-07-18 13:03:54

Modification Time:

2019-07-18 11:38:28

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