The AirPDcapDecryptWPABroadcastKey function in epan/crypt/airpdcap.c in the 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.9 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 does not verify the WPA broadcast key length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted packet.
Published 2016-01-04 05:59:15
Updated 2016-12-07 18:29:41
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8724

0.30%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 66 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8724

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8724

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-8724

Products affected by CVE-2015-8724

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