CVE-2015-8728

NameCVE-2015-8728
DescriptionThe Mobile Identity parser in (1) epan/dissectors/packet-ansi_a.c in the ANSI A dissector and (2) epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_a_common.c in the GSM A dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 improperly uses the tvb_bcd_dig_to_wmem_packet_str function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (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, 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
jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11fixed
stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2fixed
buster, sid2.4.2-1fixed

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(unfixed)end-of-life
wiresharksourcewheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18medium

Notes

[squeeze] - wireshark <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=15edc8d714b11dcff3a04e5d00b8db9adfdb81ed
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11797
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-46.html

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