CVE-2015-6246

Published: 24 August 2015

The dissect_wa_payload function in epan/dissectors/packet-waveagent.c in the WaveAgent dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 mishandles large tag values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.12.7)
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)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist
(precise was needed)
Patches:
Upstream: https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=5523726e6960fe9d7e301376fd7a94599f65fd42