Vulnerability CVE-2021-22173


Published: 2021-02-17

Description:
Memory leak in USB HID dissector in Wireshark 3.4.0 to 3.4.2 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file

Type:

CWE-401

(Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Wireshark -> Wireshark 

 References:
https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/cves/-/blob/master/2021/CVE-2021-22173.json
https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark/-/issues/17124
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GND3PIQC3KZALR227V4YUMPKJBA5BZG4/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NYXLKQJ3D632XSG6VO7M4YFDAG6GRCLY/
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2021-01.html

Copyright 2021, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top