CVE-2016-5355

NameCVE-2016-5355
Descriptionwiretap/toshiba.c in the Toshiba file parser in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.12 and 2.x before 2.0.4 mishandles sscanf unsigned-integer processing, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-538-1, DSA-3615-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u7fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11fixed
stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2fixed
buster, sid2.4.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.0.4+gdd7746e-1medium
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u7mediumDSA-3615-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u2mediumDLA-538-1

Notes

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-34.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12394
https://github.com/wireshark/wireshark/commit/3270dfac43da861c714df76513456b46765ff47f
https://github.com/wireshark/wireshark/commit/5efb45231671baa2db2011d8f67f9d6e72bc455b

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