Vulnerability Details

Wireshark Multiple Denial-of-Service Vulnerabilities March16 (Windows)

Published: 2016-03-03 05:09:01
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

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

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exist due to, - The 'dissect_nhdr_extopt' function in 'epan/dissectors/packet-lbmc.c' script in the LBMC dissector does not validate length values. - The 'wiretap/nettrace_3gpp_32_423.c' script in the 3GPP TS 32.423 Trace file parser does not ensure that a '\0' character is present at the end of certain strings. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-hiqnet.c' script in the HiQnet dissector does not validate the data type. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-x509af.c' script in the X.509AF dissector mishandles the algorithm ID. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-http2.c' script in the HTTP/2 dissector does not limit the amount of header data. - The 'dissect_ber_constrained_bitstring' function in 'epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c' script in the ASN.1 BER dissector does not verify that a certain length is nonzero. - A heap-based buffer overflow error in 'wiretap/vwr.c' script in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser. - An error in NFS dissector. - 'epan/dissectors/packet-spice.c' script in the SPICE dissector in mishandles capability data. - 'epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c' script in the IEEE 802.11 dissector mishandles the Grouping subfield.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to conduct denial of service attack.

Affected Versions:
Wireshark version 2.0.x before 2.0.2 on Windows

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.0.2 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2528
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2527
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2526
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2524
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2525
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2522
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-4415
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-4416
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-4419
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-4420

References:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-08.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-07.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-06.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-04.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-05.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-02.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-13.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2016-03-03
Modified
2018-10-18
Category
Denial of Service

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