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CVE-2016-9375 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.7, the DTN dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dtn.c by checking whether SDNV evaluation was successful.

Source:  MITRE
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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 (V3.0 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://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3719 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94369 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037313
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13097 Issue Tracking
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=be6a10afc59f8182b9884d02f9857d547539fe8a Issue Tracking Patch
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-62.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9375
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017