Wireshark up to 2.4.1 BT BTATT Dissector packet-btatt.c Packet resource management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Wireshark up to 2.4.1 (Packet Analyzer Software). This affects an unknown part of the file epan/dissectors/packet-btatt.c of the component BT BTATT Dissector. The manipulation as part of a Packet leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 10/10/2017. The weakness was shared 10/10/2017 by OSS-Fuzz as Bug 14049 as confirmed bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at bugs.wireshark.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-15192 since 10/09/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103982 (Wireshark 2.2.x < 2.2.10 Multiple DoS (MacOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 170437 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for wireshark (SUSE-SU-2017:2860-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103982). The entries 107648 and 107650 are related to this item.






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VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 103982
Nessus Name: Wireshark 2.2.x < 2.2.10 Multiple DoS (MacOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 801036
OpenVAS Name: Wireshark Security Updates (wnpa-sec-2017-43_wnpa-sec-2017-42)-Windows
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Patch: 3689dc1db36037436b1616715f9a3f888fc9a0f6


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Product: wireshark.org

Advisory: Bug 14049
Researcher: OSS-Fuzz project. (OSS-Fuzz)
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-15192 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 101235 - Wireshark BT ATT Dissector 'epan/dissectors/packet-btatt.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 10/11/2017 10:23 AM
Updated: 01/03/2023 08:45 AM
Changes: 10/11/2017 10:23 AM (75), 11/23/2019 10:37 AM (7), 01/16/2021 08:07 AM (3), 01/03/2023 08:45 AM (4)
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