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Wireshark : CVE-2015-6245 : GSM RLC/MAC dissector infinite loop

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Wireshark : CVE-2015-6245 : GSM RLC/MAC dissector infinite loop

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2018
Modified
05/03/2018

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_rlcmac.c in the GSM RLC/MAC dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 uses incorrect integer data types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_12_7

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