CVE-2015-8718 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in epan/dissectors/packet-nlm.c in the NLM dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1, when the "Match MSG/RES packets for async NLM" option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3505
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79814
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034551
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-37.html Vendor Advisory 
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=81dfe6d450ada42d12f20ac26a6d8ae2302df37e
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8718
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016
Source:
MITRE