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Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Nov16 (Windows)

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

5 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 are due to, - The AllJoyn dissector could crash with a buffer over-read, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. - The DCERPC dissector could crash with a use-after-free, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. - The DTN dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. - The OpenFlow dissector could crash with memory exhaustion, triggered by network traffic or a capture file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.7 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.2.2 or or 2.0.8 later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)