Vulnerability Details

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 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2019-07-18 13:03:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:

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.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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