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CVE-2017-17997 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark before 2.2.12, the MRDISC dissector misuses a NULL pointer and crashes. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-mrdisc.c by validating an IPv4 address. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2017-9343.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14299 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25063/ Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=80a695869c9aef2fb473d9361da068022be7cb50 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-02.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17997
NVD Published Date:
12/30/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/12/2018