Bug 1642910 (CVE-2018-18226) - CVE-2018-18226 wireshark: Steam IHS Discovery dissector memory leak
Summary: CVE-2018-18226 wireshark: Steam IHS Discovery dissector memory leak
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-18226
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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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1642918 1642919
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-10-25 10:06 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-07-12 13:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-07-12 13:06:09 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-10-25 10:06:03 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.
 
Upstream bug:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15171

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-10-25 10:11:09 UTC
External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-48

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2018-10-25 10:13:49 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1642918]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-12 13:06:09 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18226


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