CVE-2016-9375

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-16
Bugzilla:
1396415: CVE-2016-9375 wireshark: DTN infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2016-62)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.7, the DTN dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dtn.c by checking whether SDNV evaluation was successful.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9375 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wireshark Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 wireshark Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Will not fix

External References

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