CVE-2017-6471

NameCVE-2017-6471
DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.4 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.10, there is a WSP infinite loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-wsp.c by validating the capability length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-858-1, DSA-3811-1
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)2.2.5+g440fd4d-2medium
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11mediumDSA-3811-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u7mediumDLA-858-1

Notes

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2017-05.html
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=62afef41277dfac37f515207ca73d33306e3302b
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13348

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