CVE-2015-8723

Published: 04 January 2016

The AirPDcapPacketProcess function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationship between the total length and the capture length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and 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)