CVE-2016-6503 Detail

Current Description

The CORBA IDL dissectors in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.5 on 64-bit Windows platforms do not properly interact with Visual C++ compiler options, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.


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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://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/28/3 Mailing List 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92162
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036480
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-39.html Vendor Advisory 
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12495 Issue Tracking 
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=581a17af40b84ef0c9e7f41ed0795af345b61ce1 Patch 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40196/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6503
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017
Source:
MITRE