DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0, the IEEE 802.11 protocol dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/crypt/dot11decrypt.c by avoiding a buffer overflow during FTE processing in Dot11DecryptTDLSDeriveKey.
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
Debian Bugs900708

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
bullseye, sid3.4.3-1fixed

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

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


[jessie] - wireshark <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present (TDLS support added in version 2.1.0))
[wheezy] - wireshark <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present (TDLS support added in version 2.1.0));a=commit;h=1b52f9929238ce3948ec924ae4f9456b5e9df558

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