Bug 1375118 (CVE-2016-7179, wnpa-sec-2016-54) - CVE-2016-7179 wireshark: Catapult DCT2000 dissector crash
Summary: CVE-2016-7179 wireshark: Catapult DCT2000 dissector crash
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-7179, wnpa-sec-2016-54
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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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-09-12 08:29 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:26 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark 2.0.6
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Last Closed: 2016-09-12 08:32:54 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-09-12 08:29:42 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's Catapult DCT2000 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.

Upstream bug(s):

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12752

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-54.html


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