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CVE-2016-6506 Detail

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-wsp.c in the WSP dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.13 and 2.x before 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/06/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/28/3 Mailing List
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3648
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036480
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-42.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12594 Issue Tracking Patch
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=a9d5256890c9189c7461bfce6ed6edce5d861499

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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:1.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6506
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016