CVE-2015-8724

medium

Description

The AirPDcapDecryptWPABroadcastKey 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 verify the WPA broadcast key length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted packet.

References

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11826

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=83f2818118ae255db949bb3a4b3a26ebd1c5f7c5

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

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

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

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

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

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2016-01-04

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

Severity: Medium