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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2274-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u4fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid2.2.0+g5368c50-1fixed

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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