CVE-2015-8726 Detail

Current Description

wiretap/vwr.c in the VeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate certain signature and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.


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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/79382
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034551
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-44.html Vendor Advisory 
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11789
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11791
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=185911de7d337246044c8e99da2f5b4bac74c0d5
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=b8fa3d463c1bdd9b84c897441e7a5c8ad1f0f292
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-2015-8726
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016
Source:
MITRE