Bug 1625925 (CVE-2018-16057) - CVE-2018-16057 wireshark: Radiotap dissector crash
Summary: CVE-2018-16057 wireshark: Radiotap dissector crash
Alias: CVE-2018-16057
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1625926 1625927 1633330
Blocks: 1625928
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-09-06 08:48 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:05 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark 2.6.3, wireshark 2.4.9, wireshark 2.2.17
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Last Closed: 2019-07-12 13:06:00 UTC

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Patch (1.06 KB, patch)
2018-09-26 09:48 UTC, Michal Ruprich
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:1047 0 None None None 2020-03-31 19:16:05 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2018-09-06 08:48:51 UTC
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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Upstream bug:


Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-09-06 08:49:52 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1625927]

Comment 3 Michal Ruprich 2018-09-26 09:48:39 UTC
Created attachment 1487125 [details]

Comment 4 Scott Gayou 2018-09-26 16:53:47 UTC
Impacts RHEL6/7. Invalid reads in valgrind, patch looks applicable.

Comment 7 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-12 13:06:00 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2020-03-31 19:16:04 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2020:1047 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1047

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