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Wireshark Multiple Denial-of-Service Vulnerabilities-01 June17 (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exists due to, - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-rgmp.c script within the RGMP dissector which could crash. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-msnip.c script within the MSNIP dissector which misuses a NULL pointer. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-btl2cap.c script within the Bluetooth L2CAP dissector which could divide by zero. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-opensafety.c script within the openSAFETY dissector which could crash or exhaust system memory. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-dcm.c script within the DICOM dissector which could go into an infinite loop. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-slsk.c script within the SoulSeek dissector which could go into an infinite loop. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-dns.c script within the DNS dissector which could go into an infinite loop. - An error in epan/dissectors/packet-bzr.c script within the Bazaar dissector which could go into an infinite loop. - An error in epan/dissectors/packet-bootp.c script within the DHCP dissector which could read past the end of a buffer.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 through 2.2.6 and 2.0.0 through 2.0.12 on Mac OS X

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.2.7 or 2.0.13 or later.