CVE-2015-8723

medium
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Description

The AirPDcapPacketProcess function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationship between the total length and the capture length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and 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/79382

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

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-42.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11790

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=40b283181c63cb28bc6f58d80315eccca6650da0

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-01-04

Updated: 2016-12-07

Type: CWE-119

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 (9 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
87825Wireshark 2.0.0 Multiple DoSNessusWindows
medium
87824Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.9 Multiple DoSNessusWindows
medium