CVE-2015-8733

MEDIUM

Description

The ngsniffer_process_record function in wiretap/ngsniffer.c in the Sniffer file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationships between record lengths and record header lengths, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.

References

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79814

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

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-51.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11827

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=53a3e53fce30523d11ab3df319fba7b75d63076f

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-01-04

Updated: 2016-12-07

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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