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CVE-2015-8723 Detail

Description

The AirPDcapPacketProcess function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationship between the total length and the capture length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/04/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

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://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3505
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79382
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034551
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-42.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11790
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=40b283181c63cb28bc6f58d80315eccca6650da0
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8723
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016