CVE-2016-4076

medium

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-ncp2222.inc in the NCP dissector in Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not properly initialize memory for search patterns, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035685

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-19.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11591

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=ea8e6955fcff21333c203bc00f69d5025761459b

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-04-25

Updated: 2016-12-03

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM