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Bug 1296090 - (CVE-2015-8741) CVE-2015-8741 wireshark: PPI dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2015-59)
CVE-2015-8741 wireshark: PPI dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2015-59)
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2016-01-06 05:10 EST by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2016-01-06 07:00 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 2.0.1
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Last Closed: 2016-01-06 05:27:24 EST
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Description Martin Prpič 2016-01-06 05:10:18 EST
It was reported that Wireshark's PPI dissector could crash. It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

This flaw is fixed in the following Wireshark versions: 2.0.1.

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