Descriptionepan/dissectors/packet-wap.c in Wireshark 2.x before 2.0.5 omits an overflow check in the tvb_get_guintvar function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet, related to the MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP dissectors.
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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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcewheezy(not affected)
wiresharksourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - wireshark <not-affected> (Only affects 2.x)
[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (Only affects 2.x)
Affects 2.0.0 to 2.0.4, fixed in 2.0.5.;a=commit;h=2193bea3212d74e2a907152055e27d409b59485e

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