DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0, the RTCP dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-rtcp.c by avoiding a buffer overflow for packet status chunks.
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, new RTCP dissector for transport-cc, introduced later)
Introduced by:;a=commit;h=a584eab239d55e441433ead40c993e08a24c59fe (v2.5.0)
Fixed by:;a=commit;h=99d27a5fd2c540f837154aca3b3647f5ccfa0c33 (v2.6.1)

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