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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities-05 August16 (Mac OS X)

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

3 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-pktap.c' script in the Ethernet dissector mishandles the packet-header data type. - The 'epan/crypt/airpdcap.c' script in the IEEE 802.11 dissector mishandles certain length values.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.0.x before 2.0.4 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 2.0.4 or or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)