CVE-2017-17997

NameCVE-2017-17997
DescriptionIn Wireshark before 2.2.12, the MRDISC dissector misuses a NULL pointer and crashes. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-mrdisc.c by validating an IPv4 address. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2017-9343.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14vulnerable
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u15vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.6.3-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.6.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.4.0-1medium

Notes

[jessie] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-02.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14299
https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/25063/
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=80a695869c9aef2fb473d9361da068022be7cb50

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