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CVE-2018-6836 Detail

Description

The netmonrec_comment_destroy function in wiretap/netmon.c in Wireshark through 2.4.4 performs a free operation on an uninitialized memory address, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6836
Original release date:
02/08/2018
Last revised:
02/08/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14397 External Source MISC https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14397
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/ External Source MISC https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/2/wiretap/netmon.c External Source MISC https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/2/wiretap/netmon.c
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=28960d79cca262ac6b974f339697b299a1e28fef External Source MISC https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=28960d79cca262ac6b974f339697b299a1e28fef

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