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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6241

The proto_tree_add_bytes_item function in epan/proto.c in the protocol-tree implementation in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 does not properly terminate a data structure after a failure to locate a number within a string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.
Publish Date : 2015-08-24 Last Update Date : 2016-12-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6241

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Oracle Solaris 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Solaris 1
Wireshark Wireshark 7

- References For CVE-2015-6241

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033272
SECTRACK 1033272
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-10/msg00053.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1836
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168837.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-13945
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165509.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-13946
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3367
DEBIAN DSA-3367
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html CONFIRM
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6126a6455058696dd0ac2073032bdfe066a6ae38 CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11309 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-21.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6241

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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