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CVE-2015-7830 Detail

Description

The pcapng_read_if_descr_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c in the pcapng parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.8 uses too many levels of pointer indirection, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect free and application crash) via a crafted packet that triggers interface-filter copying.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/14/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-10/msg00053.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3505
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77101
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78723
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033953
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-30.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-15-624
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11455 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=72497918b16b706c3ba75e1f731f58b802ca14d1 Patch

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7830
NVD Published Date:
11/14/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2017