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CVE-2015-3906 Detail

Current Description

The logcat_dump_text function in wiretap/logcat.c in the Android Logcat file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.5 does not properly handle a lack of \0 termination, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted message in a packet, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-3815.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74837
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-18.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11188
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=b3b1f7c3aa2233a147294bad833b748d38fba84d
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-03

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3906
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017