CVE-2015-6246

NameCVE-2015-6246
DescriptionThe dissect_wa_payload function in epan/dissectors/packet-waveagent.c in the WaveAgent dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 mishandles large tag values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) 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)
ReferencesDLA-497-1, DSA-3367-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.8-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.2.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
wiresharksourcewheezy1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u1DLA-497-1
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u3DSA-3367-1
wiresharksource(unstable)1.12.7+g7fc8978-1

Notes

[squeeze] - wireshark <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-26.html

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