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CVE-2018-9256 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark 2.4.0 to 2.4.5 and 2.2.0 to 2.2.13, the LWAPP dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-lwapp.c by limiting the encapsulation levels to restrict the recursion depth.

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=14467 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=dac48f148538c706c446e5105d84ebcb54587528 Patch
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00010.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-20.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

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)
2.2.13
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.4.0
Up to (including)
2.4.5

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-2018-9256
NVD Published Date:
04/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/27/2019