CVE-2015-3814

NameCVE-2015-3814
DescriptionThe (1) dissect_tfs_request and (2) dissect_tfs_response functions in epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c in the IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.14 and 1.12.x before 1.12.5 interpret a zero value as a length rather than an error condition, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3277-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid2.6.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.12.5+g5819e5b-1medium
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u1mediumDSA-3277-1
wiresharksourcesqueeze(not affected)
wiresharksourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-17.html

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