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CVE-2015-8721 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the tvb_uncompress function in epan/tvbuff_zlib.c in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet with zlib compression.

Source:  MITRE
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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-2015-40.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11548
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=cec0593ae6c3bca65eff65741c2a10f3de3e0afe
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8721
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016