CVE-2015-8723

NameCVE-2015-8723
DescriptionThe AirPDcapPacketProcess function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate the relationship between the total length and the capture length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and 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)
ReferencesDSA-3505-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.6.20-0+deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.20-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye3.4.4-1fixed
bookworm, sid3.4.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
wiresharksourcewheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u4DSA-3505-1
wiresharksource(unstable)2.0.1+g59ea380-1

Notes

[squeeze] - wireshark <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=40b283181c63cb28bc6f58d80315eccca6650da0
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11790
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-42.html

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