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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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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://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00010.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-02.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.2.11

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17997
NVD Published Date:
12/30/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019