CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2024-0209

NULL Pointer Dereference

Published: Jan 03, 2024 | Modified: Jan 10, 2024
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

IEEE 1609.2 dissector crash in Wireshark 4.2.0, 4.0.0 to 4.0.11, and 3.6.0 to 3.6.19 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file

Weakness

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Wireshark Wireshark 3.6.0 3.6.19
Wireshark Wireshark 4.0.0 4.0.11
Wireshark Wireshark 4.2.0 4.2.0

Potential Mitigations

References