CVE-2015-8719

Published: 04 January 2016

The dissect_dns_answer function in epan/dissectors/packet-dns.c in the DNS dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 mishandles the EDNS0 Client Subnet option, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(2.0.2+ga16e22e-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11ubuntu0.14.04.1)