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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6248

The ptvcursor_add function in the ptvcursor implementation in epan/proto.c in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.7 does not check whether the expected amount of data is available, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.
Publish Date : 2015-08-24 Last Update Date : 2019-12-27
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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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2393: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152393 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6248

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Linux 1
Oracle Solaris 1
Wireshark Wireshark 7

- References For CVE-2015-6248

https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=3fc4a831e035604b0af14ed8a5c9f6596a3448d0 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033272
SECTRACK 1033272
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=5b53445e815fd6b652d49df03ec3d60b088c4fbc CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3367
DEBIAN DSA-3367
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165509.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-13946
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76387
BID 76387 Wireshark Ptvcursor Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-15
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168837.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-13945
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-10/msg00053.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1836
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11358 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-28.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6248

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


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