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Wireshark SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine dissector DOS Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 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 is caused by an off-by-one error within the SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine, which could be exploited by attackers to crash an affected application or execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 0.10.7 through 1.0.13 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.8

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.0.14 or 1.2.9:

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)