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CVE-2016-7177

Published: 9 September 2016

epan/dissectors/packet-catapult-dct2000.c in the Catapult DCT2000 dissector in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.6 does not restrict the number of channels, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.9

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(2.4.2-1)
bionic Not vulnerable

precise Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable
(1.10.6-1)
upstream
Released (2.0.6)
xenial
Released (2.2.6+g32dac6a-2ubuntu0.16.04)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
Patches:
upstream: https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=2e37b271c473e1cbd01d62ebe1f3b011fc9fe638

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