CVE-2008-3140

NameCVE-2008-3140
DescriptionThe syslog dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors, possibly related to an "incomplete SS7 MSU syslog encapsulated packet."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs488834

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u19fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.8-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.2.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.0.1-1low488834
wiresharksourceetch(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - wireshark <not-affected> (Only affects 1.0.0)
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html

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