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Wireshark : CVE-2015-3814 : IEEE 802.11 infinite loop

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Wireshark : CVE-2015-3814 : IEEE 802.11 infinite loop

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/26/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

The (1) dissect_tfs_request and (2) dissect_tfs_response functions in epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c in the IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.14 and 1.12.x before 1.12.5 interpret a zero value as a length rather than an error condition, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_10_14
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_12_5

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