Wireshark up to 2.6.1 CoAP Protocol Dissector packet-coap.c Packet data processing

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Wireshark up to 2.6.1 (Packet Analyzer Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the file epan/dissectors/packet-coap.c of the component CoAP Protocol Dissector. The manipulation as part of a Packet leads to a data processing vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-19. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 07/18/2018. The weakness was released 07/19/2018 as Bug 14966 as confirmed bug report (Bugzilla). It is possible to read the advisory at bugs.wireshark.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-14367 since 07/17/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111387 (Wireshark 2.2.x < 2.2.16 / 2.4.x < 2.4.8 / 2.6.x < 2.6.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 277436 (Fedora Security Update for wireshark (FEDORA-2018-9ef52861b5)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111387). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 121944, 121945, 121946 and 121947.






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Class: Data processing
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 111387
Nessus Name: Wireshark 2.2.x < 2.2.16 / 2.4.x < 2.4.8 / 2.6.x < 2.6.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: 81ce5fcb3e37a0aaeb7532f7a2a09366f16fa310


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Product: wireshark.org

Advisory: Bug 14966
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-14367 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041608
SecurityFocus: 104847 - Wireshark Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

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Created: 07/19/2018 09:49 AM
Updated: 04/18/2023 02:44 PM
Changes: 07/19/2018 09:49 AM (75), 03/08/2020 03:39 PM (5), 04/18/2023 02:44 PM (6)
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