DescriptionMultiple integer underflows in Kismet before 2005-08-R1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) kernel headers in a pcap file or (2) data frame dissection, which leads to heap-based buffer overflows.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-788-1, DTSA-1-1
Debian Bugs323386

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kismet (PTS)sid, buster2016.07.R1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kismetsourcewoody(not affected)DSA-788-1

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