Upstream information

CVE-2016-2521 at MITRE

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the WiresharkApplication class in ui/qt/wireshark_application.cpp in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.10 and 2.0.x before 2.0.2 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse riched20.dll.dll file in the current working directory, related to use of QLibrary.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.15 4.30
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete None
Integrity Impact Complete None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 968565 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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