Bug 2280711 (CVE-2024-4855) - CVE-2024-4855 wireshark: Editcap secret injection crash
Summary: CVE-2024-4855 wireshark: Editcap secret injection crash
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2024-4855
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2280712
Blocks: 2280710
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Reported: 2024-05-15 21:50 UTC by Nick Tait
Modified: 2024-05-23 18:48 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: wireshark 4.2.5, wireshark 4.0.15, wireshark 3.6.23
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A flaw was found in the editcap program distributed by Wireshark. A use-after-free may be triggered when a crafted packet trace file is processed with the editcap program using the `--inject-secrets` command line option, causing an application crash and resulting in a denial of service.
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Comment 1 Nick Tait 2024-05-15 21:52:06 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2280712]

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