KLA11176
Multiple DoS vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Updated: 01/16/2018
CVSS
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5.0
Detect date
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01/11/2018
Severity
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Warning
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A recursion depth error in epan/tvbparse.c can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause denial of service;
  2. An validating error in in epan/dissectors/packet-mrdisc.c can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause denial of service;
  3. A bounds check error in wiretap/vwr.c can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause denial of service;
  4. Buffer length validating error in in epan/dissectors/packet-wcp.c can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause denial of service;

Technical details

Vulnerability (2) affects only Wireshark 2.2.x versions

NB: This vulnerability does not have any public CVSS rating, so rating can be changed by the time.

Affected products

Wireshark earlier than 2.4.4
Wireshark earlier than 2.2.12

Solution

Update to the latest version
Get Wireshark

Original advisories

wnpa-sec-2018-02
wnpa-sec-2018-04
wnpa-sec-2018-01
wnpa-sec-2018-03

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2018-5335
CVE-2018-5334
CVE-2018-5336
CVE-2017-17997