CVE-2016-4078

Published on: 04/25/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:59 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:

The IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not properly restrict element lists, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (deep recursion and application crash) via a crafted packet, related to epan/dissectors/packet-capwap.c and epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c.

  • CVE-2016-4078 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
12187 – Wireshark infinite / very deep recursion in expert_set_item_flags bugs.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12187
11824 – Wireshark infinite / very deep recursion in dissect_channel_switch_wrapper / add_tagged_field bugs.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11824
Wireshark Multiple Dissector Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1035685
Wireshark · wnpa-sec-2016-21 · IEEE 802.11 dissector crash Vendor Advisory
www.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-21.html
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=e2745d741ec11f395d41c0aafa24df9dec136399
Oracle Solaris Bulletin - July 2016 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.10AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.2AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.4AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.5AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.6AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.7AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.8AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.9AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.2AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.10AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.2AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.4AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.5AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.6AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.7AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.8AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.9AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.2AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: