Upstream information

CVE-2016-4006 at MITRE

Description

epan/proto.c in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not limit the protocol-tree depth, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted packet.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.30 2.87
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.9
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 976944 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS
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