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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark Bugs in Profinet I/O, AllJoyn, OpenFlow, DCERPC, and DTN Dissectors Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037313
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9372, CVE-2016-9373, CVE-2016-9374, CVE-2016-9375, CVE-2016-9376   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 18 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.2.0 to 2.2.1, 2.0.0 to 2.0.7
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target application to crash or consume excessive CPU resources.

The Profinet I/O dissector is affected [CVE-2016-9372].

The DCERPC dissector is affected [CVE-2016-9373].

The AllJoyn dissector is affected [CVE-2016-9374].

The DTN dissector is affected [CVE-2016-9375].

The OpenFlow dissector is affected [CVE-2016-9376].

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.8, 2.2.2).

The vendor advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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