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CVE-2016-2521 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the WiresharkApplication class in ui/qt/wireshark_application.cpp in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.10 and 2.0.x before 2.0.2 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse riched20.dll.dll file in the current working directory, related to use of QLibrary.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035118
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-01.html Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=4a79cf2e1ab056faaddd252aa56520435b318a56
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2521
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017