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CVE-2016-4079 Detail

Current Description

epan/dissectors/packet-pktc.c in the PKTC dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not verify BER identifiers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3585 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035685
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-22.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12206 Issue Tracking
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=4cdc9eeba58f866bd5f273e9c5b3876857a7a4bf

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( 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:1.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4079
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016