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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6512

epan/dissectors/packet-wap.c in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.5 omits an overflow check in the tvb_get_guintvar function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet, related to the MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP dissectors.
Publish Date : 2016-08-06 Last Update Date : 2017-09-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6512

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 5

- References For CVE-2016-6512

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12661 CONFIRM
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=2193bea3212d74e2a907152055e27d409b59485e CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92174
BID 92174 Wireshark 'add_capabilities()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-08-02
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036480
SECTRACK 1036480
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-48.html CONFIRM
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40195/
EXPLOIT-DB 40195
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/28/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20160728 CVE request: Wireshark 2.0.5 and 1.12.13 security releases

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6512

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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