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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1673-1, DTSA-167-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs497878
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.2.11-6+squeeze14fixed
squeeze (lts)1.8.2-5wheezy16~deb6u1fixed
wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy12fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.2-5wheezy16fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.12.6+gee1fce6-1fixed
sid1.12.7+g7fc8978-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.0.3-1low497878
wiresharksourceetch0.99.4-5.etch.3lowDSA-1673-1
wiresharksourcelenny1.0.2-3+lenny1lowDTSA-167-1

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