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

Detection Type:
Executable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
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.

Impact:
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.

Recommendations:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13619

References:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15870
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2019-20.html

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Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.3

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