CVE-2016-7178 Detail

Current Description

epan/dissectors/packet-umts_fp.c in the UMTS FP dissector in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.6 does not ensure that memory is allocated for certain data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write access and 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://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3671 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036760 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12751 Issue Tracking 
https://code.wireshark.org/review/17094 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=315bba7c645b75af24215c6303d187b188610bba Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-53.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7178
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/29/2016
Source:
MITRE