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Wireshark Denial-of-Service Vulnerability-02 Mar15 (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

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Flaw exists due to Integer overflow in the 'dissect_tnef' function in epan/dissectors/packet-tnef.c script in the TNEF dissector, Off-by-one error in the 'pcapng_read' function in wiretap/pcapng.c script in the pcapng file parser and a flaw in the WCP dissector.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.12.x before 1.12.4 and 1.10.x before 1.10.13 on Mac OS X

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.12.4, 1.10.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)