CVE-2016-2525

Published on: 02/27/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:16 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Wireshark from Wireshark contain the following vulnerability:

epan/dissectors/packet-http2.c in the HTTP/2 dissector in Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.2 does not limit the amount of header data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or application crash) via a crafted packet.

  • CVE-2016-2525 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.9 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Wireshark Multiple Dissector/Parser Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service and Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1035118
Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201604-05) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201604-05
code.wireshark Code Review - wireshark.git/commit code.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6a47ac7624993b99966e1d813245ffb419a2d201
Wireshark · wnpa-sec-2016-05 · HTTP/2 dissector crash Vendor Advisory
www.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-05.html
12077 – Wireshark HTTP/2 vulnerability Vendor Advisory
bugs.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12077

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: