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Wireshark 'Profinet I/O dissector' Denial of Service Vulnerability (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

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to the Profinet I/O dissector could loop excessively, triggered by network traffic or a capture file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 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 2.2.2, or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)