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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-788-1, DTSA-1-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs323386
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kismet (PTS)squeeze2008-05-R1-4.1fixed
stretch, jessie, sid2013.03.R1b-3fixed

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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