CVE-2018-18227

NameCVE-2018-18227
DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0 to 2.6.3 and 2.4.0 to 2.4.9, the MS-WSP protocol dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-mswsp.c by properly handling NULL return values.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u15fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.6.3-1~deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.6.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.6.4-1medium
wiresharksourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - wireshark <postponed> (Fix along in next DSA)
[jessie] - wireshark <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, mswsp support added in v1.99.9)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15119
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=d443be449a52f95df5754adc39e1f3472fec2f03
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-47.html

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