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Alpine Linux: CVE-2019-12295: wireshark dissection engine crash

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2019-12295: wireshark dissection engine crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/23/2019
Created
06/07/2019
Added
06/06/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

In Wireshark 3.0.0 to 3.0.1, 2.6.0 to 2.6.8, and 2.4.0 to 2.4.14, the dissection engine could crash. This was addressed in epan/packet.c by restricting the number of layers and consequently limiting recursion.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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