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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 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

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

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.4.16, 2.6.10 or 3.0.3 respectively.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)