Bug 1814622 (CVE-2020-9428) - CVE-2020-9428 wireshark: injecting a malformed packet may cause the EAP dissector to crash due to out-of-bounds read
Summary: CVE-2020-9428 wireshark: injecting a malformed packet may cause the EAP disse...
Alias: CVE-2020-9428
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: 1814623 1817116
Blocks: 1814638
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Reported: 2020-03-18 12:00 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2021-06-29 20:28 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark 3.2.2, wireshark 3.0.9, wireshark 2.6.15
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An out-of-bounds read was discovered in Wireshark in the EAP dissector. An attacker can trigger the flaw by injecting special packets onto the wire or by convincing a victim user into opening a malformed packet trace file.
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Last Closed: 2021-06-29 20:28:40 UTC

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Description Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 12:00:21 UTC
The EAP dissector crash could be caused by by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file which could result in in crash

Comment 1 Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 12:00:30 UTC
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Comment 2 Michael Kaplan 2020-03-18 12:00:53 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1814623]

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