CVE-2016-6508

Published on: 08/06/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 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-rlc.c in the RLC dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.13 and 2.x before 2.0.5 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (large loop) via a crafted packet.

  • CVE-2016-6508 has been assigned by URL Logo [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
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3648-1 wireshark www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3648
Wireshark Dissector/Parser Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036480
oss-security - CVE request: Wireshark 2.0.5 and 1.12.13 security releases Mailing List
openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160728 CVE request: Wireshark 2.0.5 and 1.12.13 security releases
code.wireshark Code Review - wireshark.git/commit Patch
code.wireshark.org
text/xml
URL Logo CONFIRM code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6cf9616df68a4db7e436bb77392586ff9ad84feb
Wireshark · wnpa-sec-2016-44 · RLC long loop Vendor Advisory
www.wireshark.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-44.html
12660 – Fuzzed PCAP causing long runtime in rlc_decode_li Issue Tracking
bugs.wireshark.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12660

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.10AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.11AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.12AllAllAll
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
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.4AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.10AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.11AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark1.12.12AllAllAll
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
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.4AllAllAll
  • 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:1.12.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • 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:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • 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:1.12.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • 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:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: