KLA10701
Denial of service vulnerability in Wireshark
Updated: 11/18/2015
CVSS
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4.3
Detect date
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10/14/2015
Severity
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Warning
Description

Redundant indirection was found in Wireshark. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can cause denial of service. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a specially designed packet.


Technical details

This vulnerability caused by pcapng_read_if_descr_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c (pcapng pareser) and can be triggered via packet which triggers interface-filter copying.

Affected products

Wireshark versions earlier than 1.12.8

Solution

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Original advisories

Wireshark advisory

Impacts
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DoS 
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Related products
Wireshark
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2015-7830