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Wireshark ASTERIX And DHCPv6 Dissector Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities (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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exist due to, - An integer overflow error in the 'epan/dissectors/packet-asterix.c' script. - An integer overflow error in the 'epan/dissectors/packet-dhcpv6.c' script.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 to 2.2.3 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.9 on Mac OS X.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.2.4 or 2.0.10 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)