CVE-2016-4079

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General

Score:4.3/10.0
Severity:Low
Category:Buffer Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2012-6052, CVE-2012-6053, CVE-2012-6054, CVE-2012-6055, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2012-6057, CVE-2012-6058, CVE-2012-6059, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062, CVE-2013-1572, CVE-2013-1573, CVE-2013-1574, CVE-2013-1575, CVE-2013-1576, CVE-2013-1577, CVE-2013-1578, CVE-2013-1579, CVE-2013-1580, CVE-2013-1581, CVE-2013-2476, CVE-2013-2479, CVE-2013-2482, CVE-2013-2485, CVE-2013-2486, CVE-2013-2487, CVE-2013-4079, CVE-2013-4080, CVE-2013-4927, CVE-2013-4929, CVE-2013-4931, CVE-2013-5719, CVE-2013-5721, CVE-2013-6339, CVE-2013-7112, CVE-2015-6243, CVE-2015-6246, CVE-2015-6248, CVE-2016-4006, CVE-2016-4080, CVE-2016-4081, CVE-2016-4082, CVE-2016-4085

Published on 25/04/16 - Updated on 03/12/16

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-pktc.c in the PKTC dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not verify BER identifiers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Category: Buffer Error

CWE-119 (Buffer Errors)
The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2016-4079
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTFR-2017-AVI-481
Debian DSA-3585-1
Debian LTSDLA-497-1

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
debiandebian_linux
oraclesolaris
wiresharkwireshark

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