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CVE-2017-7700 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.5 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.11, the NetScaler file parser could go into an infinite loop, triggered by a malformed capture file. This was addressed in wiretap/netscaler.c by ensuring a nonzero record size.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/12/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97631 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038262 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13478 Issue Tracking Patch
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=8fc0af859de4993951a915ad735be350221f3f53 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00010.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-12 Third Party Advisory
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-14.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.0.0
Up to (including)
2.0.11
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.2.0
Up to (including)
2.2.5

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-2017-7700
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019