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Debian: CVE-2015-8718: wireshark -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8718: wireshark -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

Double free vulnerability in epan/dissectors/packet-nlm.c in the NLM dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1, when the "Match MSG/RES packets for async NLM" option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-wireshark

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