DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0, the IEEE 1905.1a dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-ieee1905.c by making a certain correction to string handling.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)stretch2.6.7-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.6.20-0+deb9u1fixed
bookworm, sid3.4.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)(not affected)


- wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code, IEEE 1905.1a dissector, introduced in v2.5.0~1187)
Introduced by:;a=commit;h=05b1d35586aee37dad7d84fa27531fc9794a41c9 (v2.5.0)
Fixed by:;a=commit;h=cb517a4a434387e74a2f75ebb106ee3c3893251c (v2.6.1)

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems