CVE-2018-18226

NameCVE-2018-18226
DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0 to 2.6.3, the Steam IHS Discovery dissector could consume system memory. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-steam-ihs-discovery.c by changing the memory-management approach.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14vulnerable
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u15vulnerable
stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u3vulnerable
stretch (security)2.6.3-1~deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.6.3-1vulnerable
sid2.6.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.6.4-1

Notes

[stretch] - wireshark <postponed> (Fix along in next DSA)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15171
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=6e920ddc3cad2886ef07ca1a8e50e2a5c50986f7
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-48.html

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