KLA11063
Denial of service vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Updated: 07/17/2017
CVSS
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5.0
Detect date
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06/14/2017
Severity
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Warning
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark version 2.2.7. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A stack exhaustion vulnerability in the DAAP dissector can be exploited remotely via a specially designed DAAP data to cause a denial of service;
  2. A stack exhaustion vulnerability in the MP4 dissector can be exploited remotely via a specially designed MP4 data to cause a denial of service.

Technical details

Vulnerability (1) is related to the dissect_daap_one_tag() function in epan/dissectors/packet-daap.c.

Vulnerability (1) is related to the dissect_mp4_box() function in epan/dissectors/file-mp4.c.

Affected products

Wireshark version 2.2.7

Solution

Avoid processing MP4 data and DAAP data with vulnerable Wireshark version.

Original advisories

Wireshark Bug Database
Wireshark Bug Database

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2017-9616
CVE-2017-9617