CVE-2011-1957

NameCVE-2011-1957
DescriptionThe dissect_dcm_main function in epan/dissectors/packet-dcm.c in the DICOM dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an invalid PDU length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2274-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
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)1.8.2-5wheezy15~deb6u1fixed
wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy12fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.2-5wheezy15fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4fixed
stretch, sid1.12.5+g5819e5b-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.6.0-1unimportant
wiresharksourcelenny1.0.2-3+lenny14mediumDSA-2274-1
wiresharksourcesqueeze1.2.11-6+squeeze2mediumDSA-2274-1

Notes

Crashes w/o code injection not treated as security issues, see README.Security

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