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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities-01 August16 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The multiple flaws are due to, - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-wap.c' script omits an overflow check in the 'tvb_get_guintvar' function. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-wbxml.c' script does not restrict the recursion depth.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.0.x before 2.0.5 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.0.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)