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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-17997

In Wireshark before 2.2.12, the MRDISC dissector misuses a NULL pointer and crashes. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-mrdisc.c by validating an IPv4 address. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2017-9343.
Publish Date : 2017-12-30 Last Update Date : 2019-01-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-17997

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 1

- References For CVE-2017-17997

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-02.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00010.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190115 [SECURITY] [DLA 1634-1] wireshark security update
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25063/
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=80a695869c9aef2fb473d9361da068022be7cb50
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14299

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-17997

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


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