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Wireshark Multiple Denial-of-Service Vulnerabilities-02 June17 (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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 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-ipv6.c script within the IPv6 dissector which could crash. - An error in the epan/dissectors/asn1/ros/packet-ros-template.c script within the ROS dissector which could crash with a NULL pointer dereference. - An error in the epan/dissectors/packet-dof.c script within the DOF dissector which could read past the end of a buffer.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 through 2.2.6 on Windows

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 later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)