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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038262
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7700, CVE-2017-7701, CVE-2017-7702, CVE-2017-7703, CVE-2017-7704, CVE-2017-7705   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0.0 to 2.0.11, 2.2.0 to 2.2.5
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target service to crash.

The IMAP dissector is affected [CVE-2017-7703].

The PacketBB dissector is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target service to enter an infinite loop.

The WBXML dissector is affected [CVE-2017-7702].

The NetParser file parser is affected [CVE-2017-7700].

The RPC over RDMA dissector is affected [CVE-2017-7705].

The BGP dissector is affected [CVE-2017-7701].

The DOF dissector is affected [CVE-2017-7704]. Versions 2.2.x are affected.

The SLSK dissector is affected.

The SIGCOMP dissector is affected.

The WSP dissector is affected.

Otto Airamo and Antti Levomaki, Forcepoint, reported several of these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.12, 2.2.6).

The vendor advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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