DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.6 and 2.0.0 to 2.0.12, the DICOM dissector has an infinite loop. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dcm.c by validating a length 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)
Debian Bugs864058

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~deb7u9vulnerable
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid2.4.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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