CVE-2015-8717

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Description

The dissect_sdp function in epan/dissectors/packet-sdp.c in the SDP dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 does not prevent use of a negative media count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3505

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79816

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034551

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-36.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9887

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=2ddd92b6f8f587325b9e14598658626f3a007c5c

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-01-04

Updated: 2016-12-07

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
131579EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : wireshark (EulerOS-SA-2019-2425)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
91838F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple Wireshark (tshark) vulnerabilities (K01837042)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
medium
90744GLSA-201604-05 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
89695Debian DSA-3505-1 : wireshark - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
87912SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2016:0110-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87911SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wireshark (SUSE-SU-2016:0109-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87833openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-2016-12)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87824Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.9 Multiple DoSNessusWindows
medium