CVE-2016-4078

MEDIUM

Description

The IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not properly restrict element lists, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (deep recursion and application crash) via a crafted packet, related to epan/dissectors/packet-capwap.c and epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c.

References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html

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

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-21.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11824

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12187

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=e2745d741ec11f395d41c0aafa24df9dec136399

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-04-25

Updated: 2016-12-03

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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