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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8726: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8726: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

wiretap/vwr.c in the VeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate certain signature and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-wireshark

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