CVE-2015-0564

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-01-07
CWE:
CWE-131
Bugzilla:
1180197: CVE-2015-0564 wireshark: TLS/SSL decryption crash (wnpa-sec-2015-05)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer underflow in the ssl_decrypt_record function in epan/dissectors/packet-ssl-utils.c in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.12 and 1.12.x before 1.12.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet that is improperly handled during decryption of an SSL session.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0564 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the verison of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprsie Linux 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2015:1460 2015-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (wireshark) RHSA-2015:2393 2015-11-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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