CVE-2015-8720

Published: 04 January 2016

The dissect_ber_GeneralizedTime function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 improperly checks an sscanf return value, 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)