CVE-2015-8725 Detail

Current Description

The dissect_diameter_base_framed_ipv6_prefix function in epan/dissectors/packet-diameter.c in the DIAMETER dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the IPv6 prefix length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and 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.securityfocus.com/bid/79382
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034551
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-43.html Vendor Advisory 
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11792
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=aaa28a9d39158ca1033bbd3372cf423abbf4f202
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8725
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016
Source:
MITRE