CVE-2016-6513

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 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-wbxml.c in the WBXML dissector in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.5 does not restrict the recursion depth, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

  • CVE-2016-6513 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 · wnpa-sec-2016-49 · WBXML crash Vendor Advisory
www.wireshark.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-49.html
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=347f071f1b9180563c28b0f3d0627b91eb456c72
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
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160728 CVE request: Wireshark 2.0.5 and 1.12.13 security releases
12663 – Fuzzed PCAP causing segmentation fault in parse_wbxml_tag_defined Issue Tracking
bugs.wireshark.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12663

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: