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Wireshark MS-WSP Dissector Denial of Service Vulnerability(wnpa-sec-2018-47)-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

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an insufficient validation of user-supplied input processed by Microsoft Windows Search Protocol (MS-WSP) dissector component.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.6.0 to 2.6.3, 2.4.0 to 2.4.9 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 2.6.4, 2.4.10 or later. Please see the references for more information.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)