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Wireshark : CVE-2017-17997 : MRDISC dissector crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2017-17997 : MRDISC dissector crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/30/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/12/2018
Modified
01/15/2018

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-2_2_12

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