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Bug 1343970 (CVE-2016-5357) - CVE-2016-5357 wireshark: NetScreen file parser crash (wnpa-sec-2016-36)
Summary: CVE-2016-5357 wireshark: NetScreen file parser crash (wnpa-sec-2016-36)
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-5357
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1343978
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-06-08 12:14 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:44 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Wireshark 2.0.4, Wireshark 1.12.12
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Last Closed: 2016-06-08 12:40:00 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-06-08 12:14:24 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's NetScreen file parser 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.

Upstream bug(s):

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12396

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-36.html

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-06-08 12:29:13 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1343978]


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