Vulnerability Details

Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities September16 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2016-09-15 07:07:30
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:
The multiple flaws are due to, - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-ipmi-trace.c' script in the IPMI trace dissector mishandles string. - A stack-based buffer overflow error in 'epan/dissectors/packet-catapult-dct2000.c' script in the Catapult DCT2000 dissector. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-umts_fp.c' script in the UMTS FP dissector does not ensure that memory is allocated for certain data structures. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-catapult-dct2000.c' script in the Catapult DCT2000 dissector does not restrict the number of channels. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-h225.c' in the H.225 dissector calls snprintf with one of its input buffers as the output buffer. - The 'epan/dissectors/packet-qnet6.c' in the QNX6 QNET dissector mishandles MAC address data.

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

Affected Versions:
Wireshark version 2.0.x before 2.0.6 on Mac OS X.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.0.6 or or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7175
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7176
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7177
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7178
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7179
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7180

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92889

References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-55.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-54.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-53.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-51.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2016-09-15
Modified
2018-10-29
Category
Denial of Service

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