In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.1 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.7, the DCERPC dissector could crash with a use-after-free, triggered by network traffic or a capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dcerpc-nt.c and epan/dissectors/packet-dcerpc-spoolss.c by using the wmem file scope for private strings.
Published 2016-11-17 05:59:02
Updated 2017-07-28 01:29:09
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9373

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.21%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 59 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9373

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.2
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9373

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-9373

Products affected by CVE-2016-9373

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