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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-11406

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.7 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.13, the DOCSIS dissector could go into an infinite loop. This was addressed in plugins/docsis/packet-docsis.c by rejecting invalid Frame Control parameter values.
Publish Date : 2017-07-18 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 835

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-11406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Wireshark Wireshark 1

- References For CVE-2017-11406

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99903
BID 99903 Wireshark DOCSIS Dissector CVE-2017-11406 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-18
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00010.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190115 [SECURITY] [DLA 1634-1] wireshark security update
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13797 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038966
SECTRACK 1038966
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-36.html CONFIRM
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=250216263c3a3f2c651e80d9c6b3dc0adc53dc2c CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-11406

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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