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Wireshark ASN.1 BER Dissector DoS Vulnerability - May 13 (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

- 'fragment_add_seq_common' function in epan/reassemble.c has an incorrect pointer dereference. - 'dissect_ber_choice' function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c does not properly initialize variables.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.15 and 1.8.x before 1.8.7 on Mac OS X

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.6.15 or 1.8.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)