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Wireshark DOS Vulnerability-01 Sep14 (Windows)

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

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws are due to, - SnifferDecompress function does not prevent data overwrites, validate bitmask data, and does not properly handle empty input data. - Improper initialization of certain ID value in the dissect_spdu function under SES dissector. - Off-by-one error in the is_rtsp_request_or_reply function under the RTSP dissector. - The dissect_v9_v10_pdu_data function under Netflow dissector refers incorrect offset and start variables. - An error in tvb_raw_text_add function in MEGACO dissector

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.10.x before 1.10.10 and 1.12.x before 1.12.1 on Windows

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.12.1, 1.10.10 or later.