CVE-2016-6512

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-wap.c in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.5 omits an overflow check in the tvb_get_guintvar function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet, related to the MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP dissectors.

  • CVE-2016-6512 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
12661 – Infinite loop in WSP dissector (add_capabilities() function) Issue Tracking
bugs.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12661
code.wireshark Code Review - wireshark.git/commit Patch
code.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=2193bea3212d74e2a907152055e27d409b59485e
Wireshark Dissector/Parser Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036480
Wireshark · wnpa-sec-2016-48 · MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop. Vendor Advisory
www.wireshark.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-48.html
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
Wireshark 'add_capabilities()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92174
Wireshark 2.0.0 < 2.0.4 - MMSE / WAP / WBXML / WSP Dissectors Denial of Service - Multiple dos Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40195

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.2AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.4AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.2AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.3AllAllAll
ApplicationWiresharkWireshark2.0.4AllAllAll
  • 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: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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: