CVE-2008-3933

NameCVE-2008-3933
DescriptionWireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.14 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet with crafted zlib-compressed data that triggers an invalid read in the tvb_uncompress function.
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)
ReferencesDSA-1673-1, DTSA-167-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs497878

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.8-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.2.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourceetch0.99.4-5.etch.3DSA-1673-1
wiresharksourcelenny1.0.2-3+lenny1DTSA-167-1
wiresharksource(unstable)1.0.3-1low497878

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