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CVE-2016-2525 Detail

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-http2.c in the HTTP/2 dissector in Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.2 does not limit the amount of header data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or application crash) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/27/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2525
Original release date:
02/27/2016
Last revised:
09/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.9 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.2
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035118 External Source SECTRACK 1035118
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-05.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-05.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12077 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12077
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6a47ac7624993b99966e1d813245ffb419a2d201 External Source CONFIRM https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6a47ac7624993b99966e1d813245ffb419a2d201
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201604-05

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