|Description||Wireshark (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.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[sarge] - ethereal <not-affected> (vulnerable code introduced in 0.99.6)
[etch] - wireshark <not-affected> (vulnerable code introduced in 0.99.6)