CVE-2015-8733

Published: 04 January 2016

The ngsniffer_process_record function in wiretap/ngsniffer.c in the Sniffer file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationships between record lengths and record header lengths, 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)