CVE-2015-8726

Published: 04 January 2016

wiretap/vwr.c in the VeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate certain signature and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.

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)
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)