CVE-2015-6243

Published: 24 August 2015

The dissector-table implementation in epan/packet.c in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 mishandles table searches for empty strings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet, related to the (1) dissector_get_string_handle and (2) dissector_get_default_string_handle functions.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.2.7)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu14.04.1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=eb1ccbdccde89701f255f921d88992878057477d