KLA11114
Multiple vulnerabilities in Wireshark 2.4.x
Updated: 10/20/2017
CVSS
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7.8
Detect date
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10/10/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark 2.4.x. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An infinite loop in the DOCSIS dissector can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause a denial of service;
  2. A stack overflow in RTSP dissector can be exploited remotely via malformed packet to cause a denial of service;
  3. A string validation error in DMP dissector can be exploited remotely via a malformed packet to cause a denial of service;
  4. An error with a case where not all of the BTATT packets have the same encapsulation level in Bluetooth Attribute Protocol dissector can be exploited remotely via malformed packet to cause a denial of service;
  5. Memory-allocation approach error in MBIM dissector can be exploited remotely via malformed packet to cause a denial of service;

Technical details

For all vulnerabilities denial of service is a crash

Vulnerability (5) can exhaust system memory

NB: Not every vulnerability already has CVSS rating, so cumulative CVSS rating can be not representative.

Affected products

Wireshark 2.4.x before 2.4.2

Solution

Update to the latest version

Original advisories

CVE-2017-15193
CVE-2017-15191
CVE-2017-15190
CVE-2017-15189
CVE-2017-15192

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2017-15193
CVE-2017-15192
CVE-2017-15191
CVE-2017-15190
CVE-2017-15189