Published: 26/06/2007 Updated: 11/10/2017
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 540
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

Wireshark prior to 0.99.6 allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted chunked encoding in an HTTP response, possibly related to a zero-length payload.

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wireshark wireshark 0.99.0

wireshark wireshark 0.99.1

wireshark wireshark 0.99.5

wireshark wireshark 0.99.2

wireshark wireshark 0.99.3

wireshark wireshark 0.99.4

Metasploit Modules

Wireshark chunked_encoding_dissector Function DOS

Wireshark crash when dissecting an HTTP chunked response. Versions affected: 0.99.5 (Bug 1394)

msf > use auxiliary/dos/wireshark/chunked
      msf auxiliary(chunked) > show actions
      msf auxiliary(chunked) > set ACTION <action-name>
      msf auxiliary(chunked) > show options
            ...show and set options...
      msf auxiliary(chunked) > run