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Wireshark Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities-02 Apr17 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exist due to, - Multiple errors in WSP dissector, SLSK dissector, SIGCOMP dissector, RPC over RDMA dissector, WBXML dissector, BGP dissector and NetScaler file parser which could go into an infinite loop triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. - Multiple errors in PacketBB dissector and IMAP dissector triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 through 2.2.5 and 2.0.0 through 2.0.11 on Windows

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.2.6 or 2.2.12 or later.