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Wireshark Multiple Denial-of-Service Vulnerabilities-01 July15 (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

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exists due to, - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_a_dtap.c' script in the GSM DTAP dissector does not properly validate digit characters. - The 'dissect_wccp2r1_address_table_info' function in 'epan/dissectors/packet-wccp.c' script in the WCCP dissector does not properly determine whether enough memory is available for storing IP address strings.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.12.x before 1.12.6 on Mac OS X

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade Wireshark to version 1.12.6 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)