CVE-2016-2529

NameCVE-2016-2529
DescriptionThe iseries_check_file_type function in wiretap/iseries.c in the iSeries file parser in Wireshark 2.0.x before 2.0.2 does not consider that a line may lack the "OBJECT PROTOCOL" substring, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.8-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.2.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcewheezy(not affected)
wiresharksourcejessie(not affected)
wiresharksource(unstable)2.0.2+ga16e22e-1

Notes

[jessie] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-09.html
Affected versions: 2.0.0 to 2.0.1
Fixed versions: 2.0.2

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