KLA11072
Multiple vulnerabilities in Wireshark
Updated: 06/26/2019
Detect date
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07/18/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

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

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the AMQP and MQ dissectors can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet, which is injected onto the wire, or by convincing a user to read a specially designed packet trace file to cause a denial of service;
  2. An infinite loop in the DOCSIS dissector can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet, which is injected onto the wire, or by convincing a user to handle a specially designed packet trace file to cause a denial of service;
  3. An unspecified vulnerability in the openSAFETY dissector can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet, which is injected onto the wire, or by convincing a user to handle a specially designed packet trace file to cause a denial of service;
  4. An infinite loop in the WXML dissector can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet, which is injected onto the wire, or by convincing a user to handle a specially designed packet trace file to cause a denial of service.

Technical details

For vulnerabilities (1) and (2), denial of service is a crash.

Vulnerabilities (1) are related to epan/dissectors/packet-mq.c and epan/dissectors/packet-amqp.c.

Denial of service, which might become a result of exploiting vulnerabilities (2) and (4), occurs because of consuming excessive CPU resources.

In case of vulnerability (3), denial of service can be a crash or a system memory exhaustion.

Vulnerabilities (3) is related plugins/docsis/packet-docsis.c.

Affected products

Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.14
Wireshark 2.2.x before 2.2.8

Solution

Update to the latest version
Download Wireshark

Original advisories

wnpa-sec-2017-36
wnpa-sec-2017-13
wnpa-sec-2017-35
wnpa-sec-2017-34
wnpa-sec-2017-28

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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