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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark MP4/DAAP Dissector Bugs Let Remote Users Consume Excessive Memory Resources
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038706
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038706
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-9616, CVE-2017-9617   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 16 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.2.7; possibly other versions
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can consume excessive memory on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted MP4 data that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an error in the dissect_mp4_box() function in 'epan/dissectors/file-mp4.c' and consume excessive memory on the target system [CVE-2017-9616].

A remote user can create specially crafted DAAP data that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an error in the dissect_daap_one_tag() function in 'epan/dissectors/packet-daap.c' and consume excessive memory on the target system [CVE-2017-9617].

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive memory resources on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor advisories are available at:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13777
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13799

Vendor URL:  bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13777 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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