CVE-2016-6512

NameCVE-2016-6512
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.
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)stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.6.20-0+deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.20-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye3.4.4-1fixed
bookworm, sid3.4.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcewheezy(not affected)
wiresharksourcejessie(not affected)
wiresharksource(unstable)2.0.5+ga3be9c6-1

Notes

[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.
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-48.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12661
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=2193bea3212d74e2a907152055e27d409b59485e
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/28/3

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