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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7745

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.5 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.11, the SIGCOMP dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-sigcomp.c by correcting a memory-size check.
Publish Date : 2017-04-12 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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-2017-7745

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.0.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 18

- References For CVE-2017-7745
BID 97627 Wireshark SIGCOMP Dissector 'packet-sigcomp.c' Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-17 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=acd8e1a9b17ad274bea1e01e10e4481508a1cbf0 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7745

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