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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1673-1, DTSA-167-1
Debian Bugs497878

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)4.0.11-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie4.2.2-1fixed

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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