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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity Medium
Score 5.9/10


epan/dissectors/packet-umts_fp.c in the UMTS FP dissector in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.6 does not ensure that memory is allocated for certain data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write access and application crash) via a crafted packet.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
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  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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