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CVE-2016-2522

Published: 28 February 2016

The dissect_ber_constrained_bitstring function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the ASN.1 BER dissector in Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.2 does not verify that a certain length is nonzero, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.9

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu18.04.1)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu14.04.1)
upstream Needs triage

wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu16.04.1)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.9
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity High
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H