CVE-2017-15191

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
A length check flaw has been discovered in wireshark before 2.4.2 in the BT ATT dissector when 7bit strings were decoded leading to application crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-440 wireshark-cli 2.4.1-1 2.4.2-1 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
12 Oct 2017 ASA-201710-14 AVG-440 wireshark-cli Medium denial of service
References
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-44.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14068
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/23591/