CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 26, 2024
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-6175 is a vulnerability that affects Wireshark versions 4.0.0 to 4.0.10 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.18, specifically in the NetScreen file parser feature. It allows for a denial of service attack through a crafted capture file. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.8 according to CVSS version 3.1, indicating a significant threat to organizations using these affected versions of Wireshark. The exploitability score is 1.8, requiring user interaction, and the attack vector is local, meaning an attacker needs local access to the system for exploitation. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with potential for data compromise or unauthorized access.

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