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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-7830: wireshark Pcapng file parser crash

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-7830: wireshark Pcapng file parser crash

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/14/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The pcapng_read_if_descr_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c in the pcapng parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.8 uses too many levels of pointer indirection, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect free and application crash) via a crafted packet that triggers interface-filter copying.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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