Bug 1222439 (CVE-2015-3814) - CVE-2015-3814 wireshark: IEEE 802.11 infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2015-17)
Summary: CVE-2015-3814 wireshark: IEEE 802.11 infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2015-17)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-3814
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1222441
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Reported: 2015-05-18 08:40 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:17 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 1.12.5, wireshark 1.10.14
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Last Closed: 2015-06-17 17:36:15 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:40:00 UTC
It was reported that Wireshark's IEEE 802.11 dissector could enter an infinite loop. 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 versions the following Wireshark versions: 1.12.5, 1.10.14.

Upstream bug:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11110

External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-17.html

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 08:44:01 UTC
Fixed in Fedora via:

FEDORA-2015-8174 -- wireshark-1.10.14-1.fc20
FEDORA-2015-8150 -- wireshark-1.12.5-1.fc21

Comment 2 Siddharth Sharma 2015-06-17 17:36:15 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.


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