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CVE-2017-17935 Detail

Current Description

The File_read_line function in epan/wslua/wslua_file.c in Wireshark through 2.2.11 does not properly strip '\n' characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and application crash) via a crafted packet that triggers the attempted processing of an empty line.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/27/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17935
Original release date:
12/27/2017
Last revised:
01/10/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102311 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 102311
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14295 Issue Tracking External Source MISC https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14295
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/24997/ Issue Tracking; Patch External Source MISC https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/24997/
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=137ab7d5681486c6d6cc8faac4300b7cd4ec0cf1 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source MISC https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=137ab7d5681486c6d6cc8faac4300b7cd4ec0cf1

Technical Details

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