CVE-2016-4415

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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

Published on 01/05/16 - Updated on 04/05/16

Description

wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.2 incorrectly increases a certain octet count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted file.

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-2016-4415

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
wiresharkwireshark

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