Wireshark 'packet-btl2cap.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability



Wireshark is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to properly handle certain types of packets.

Attackers can exploit this issue to crash the affected application, resulting in denial-of-service conditions.

Wireshark 2.2.0 is vulnerable.

Information

Bugtraq ID: 97597
Class: Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions
CVE: CVE-2016-7957

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Oct 04 2016 12:00AM
Updated: Apr 12 2017 09:03PM
Credit: Wireshark
Vulnerable: Wireshark Wireshark 2.2


Not Vulnerable: Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.1


Exploit


A sample packet trace file is available in the Wireshark bug report. Please see the references for more information.


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