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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-18226

In Wireshark 2.6.0 to 2.6.3, the Steam IHS Discovery dissector could consume system memory. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-steam-ihs-discovery.c by changing the memory-management approach.
Publish Date : 2018-10-12 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 772

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-18226

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Wireshark Wireshark 4

- References For CVE-2018-18226

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-48.html
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4359
DEBIAN DSA-4359
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6e920ddc3cad2886ef07ca1a8e50e2a5c50986f7
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041909
SECTRACK 1041909
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15171
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105583
BID 105583 Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-10-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-18226

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


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