CVE-2014-6431

NameCVE-2014-6431
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the SnifferDecompress function in wiretap/ngsniffer.c in the DOS Sniffer file parser in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.10 and 1.12.x before 1.12.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file that triggers writes of uncompressed bytes beyond the end of the output buffer.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-198-1, DSA-3049-1

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+deb10u8fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.4.10-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)4.0.11-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie4.2.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcesqueeze1.8.2-5wheezy15~deb6u1DLA-198-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.8.2-5wheezy12DSA-3049-1
wiresharksource(unstable)1.12.1+g01b65bf-1

Notes

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-19.html

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