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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5597

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.3 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.9, the DHCPv6 dissector could go into a large loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dhcpv6.c by changing a data type to avoid an integer overflow.
Publish Date : 2017-01-25 Last Update Date : 2017-11-04
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Overflow
CWE ID 190

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5597

# 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 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 2.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 14

- References For CVE-2017-5597
BID 95798 Wireshark CVE-2017-5597 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-31
SECTRACK 1037694 CONFIRM CONFIRM;a=commit;h=57894f741f7cc98b46c9fdce7eee8256d2a4ae3f CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5597

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

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