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CVE-2018-11356 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark 2.6.0, 2.4.0 to 2.4.6, and 2.2.0 to 2.2.14, the DNS dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dns.c by avoiding a NULL pointer dereference for an empty name in an SRV record.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/22/2018
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104308 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041036 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14681 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=4425716ddba99374749bd033d9bc0f4add2fb973 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-2018-29.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.2.0
Up to (including)
2.2.14
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.4.0
Up to (including)
2.4.6
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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-2018-11356
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019