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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-3811: Security patch for wireshark (ALAS-2017-813)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-3811: Security patch for wireshark (ALAS-2017-813)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/26/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-wcp.c in the WCP dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.14 and 1.12.x before 1.12.5 improperly refers to previously processed bytes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-2188.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wireshark

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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