CVE-2007-6439

NameCVE-2007-6439
DescriptionWireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite or large loop) via the (1) IPv6 or (2) USB dissector, which can trigger resource consumption or a crash. NOTE: this identifier originally included Firebird/Interbase, but it is already covered by CVE-2007-6116. The DCP ETSI issue is already covered by CVE-2007-6119.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDTSA-104-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)buster2.6.20-0+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)2.6.20-0+deb10u7fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.4.10-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)4.0.6-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie4.0.8-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
etherealsourcesarge(not affected)
wiresharksourceetch(not affected)
wiresharksourcelenny0.99.7-1~lenny1DTSA-104-1
wiresharksource(unstable)0.99.7-1

Notes

[sarge] - ethereal <not-affected> (vulnerable code introduced in 0.99.6)
[etch] - wireshark <not-affected> (vulnerable code introduced in 0.99.6)

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