CVE-2015-8726

NameCVE-2015-8726
Descriptionwiretap/vwr.c in the VeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not validate certain signature and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3505-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u7fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u12fixed
stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2fixed
stretch (security)2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.4.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.0.1+g59ea380-1medium
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u4mediumDSA-3505-1
wiresharksourcesqueeze(not affected)
wiresharksourcewheezy1.8.2-5wheezy17mediumDSA-3505-1

Notes

[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=b8fa3d463c1bdd9b84c897441e7a5c8ad1f0f292
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=185911de7d337246044c8e99da2f5b4bac74c0d5
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11791
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11789
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-44.html

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