DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.5, the DOF dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dof.c by using a different integer data type and adjusting a return value.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u9fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid2.4.5-1fixed

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

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


[jessie] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present);a=commit;h=6032b0fe5fc1176ab77e03e20765f95fbd21b19e;a=commit;h=da53a90b6895e47e03c5de05edf84bd99d535fd8

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