Bug 1312801 - (CVE-2016-4421) CVE-2016-4421 wireshark: ASN.1 BER dissector crash. (wnpa-sec-2016-18)
CVE-2016-4421 wireshark: ASN.1 BER dissector crash. (wnpa-sec-2016-18)
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1312803
Blocks: 1312806
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Reported: 2016-02-29 04:41 EST by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2018-06-21 04:55 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: Wireshark 2.0.2, Wireshark 1.12.10
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Description Martin Prpič 2016-02-29 04:41:15 EST
It was reported that Wireshark's ASN.1 BER 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.

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Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2016-02-29 04:44:34 EST
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1312803]
Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-02 05:32:44 EDT
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