CVE-2018-6836

CVE: CVE-2018-6836
Published: 2018-02-08T07:29Z
Description Language: en
Description: The netmonrec_comment_destroy function in wiretap/netmon.c in Wireshark through 2.4.4 performs a free operation on an uninitialized memory address, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.
References:
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14397
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25660/2/wiretap/netmon.c
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=28960d79cca262ac6b974f339697b299a1e28fef