CVE-2015-8728

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-12-29
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1296075: CVE-2015-8728 wireshark: ANSI A & GSM A dissector crashes (wnpa-sec-2015-46)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The 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.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8728 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wireshark Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 wireshark Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Will not fix

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