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CVE-2015-3812 Detail

Description

Multiple memory leaks in the x11_init_protocol function in epan/dissectors/packet-x11.c in the X11 dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.14 and 1.12.x before 1.12.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/26/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0631.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3277
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74637
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-15.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11088 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=b8ccc2a6add29823a0ff0492fc50372449007e7b Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-03

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3812
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018