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CVE-2016-2523

Published: 28 February 2016

The dnp3_al_process_object function in epan/dissectors/packet-dnp.c in the DNP3 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.10 and 2.0.x before 2.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.9

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable

bionic Not vulnerable

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty
Released (1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11ubuntu0.14.04.1)
upstream Needs triage

wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2.0.2+ga16e22e-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