CVE-2017-5597

NameCVE-2017-5597
DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.3 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.9, the DHCPv6 dissector could go into a large loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dhcpv6.c by changing a data type to avoid an integer overflow.
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)
ReferencesDLA-858-1, DSA-3811-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u19fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.6.8-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.2.4+gcc3dc1b-1
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11DSA-3811-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u7DLA-858-1

Notes

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-02.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13345

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