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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6248: wireshark Dissector Bugs Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6248: wireshark Dissector Bugs Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The ptvcursor_add function in the ptvcursor implementation in epan/proto.c in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 does not check whether the expected amount of data is available, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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