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Wireshark : CVE-2016-7957 : Bluetooth L2CAP dissector crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2016-7957 : Bluetooth L2CAP dissector crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/12/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0, the Bluetooth L2CAP dissector could crash, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-btl2cap.c by avoiding use of a seven-byte memcmp for potentially shorter strings.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-2_2_1

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