Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Wireshark : CVE-2016-4415 : Ixia IxVeriWave file parser crash

Back to Search

Wireshark : CVE-2016-4415 : Ixia IxVeriWave file parser crash

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.2 incorrectly increases a certain octet count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted file.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-2_0_2

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;