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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2015-8723: Vulnerability in Wireshark

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2015-8723: Vulnerability in Wireshark

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/29/2017
Modified
01/19/2021

Description

The AirPDcapPacketProcess function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationship between the total length and the capture length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-value-diagnostic-wireshark-1-12-9-0-175-3-5-0-4-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-value-diagnostic-wireshark-tshark-1-12-9-0-175-3-5-0-4-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-value-diagnostic-wireshark-wireshark-common-1-12-9-0-175-3-5-0-4-0

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