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1222438: CVE-2015-3813 wireshark: Reassembly memory leak (wnpa-sec-2015-16)
A flaw was found in the way packet reassembly code of wireshark would parse a packet which could leak memory. An attacker could use this flaw to crash wireshark by sending a specially crafted packet onto the wire or by convincing wireshark user to read malformed packet trace file.

Find out more about CVE-2015-3813 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 7 (wireshark) RHSA-2015:2393 2015-11-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2017:0631 2017-03-21

Affected Packages State

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

External References

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