CVE-2018-5336

NameCVE-2018-5336
DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.4.0 to 2.4.3 and 2.2.0 to 2.2.11, the JSON, XML, NTP, XMPP, and GDB dissectors could crash. This was addressed in epan/tvbparse.c by limiting the recursion depth.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1258-1, DSA-4101-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u14fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid2.6.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)2.4.4-1medium
wiresharksourcejessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13mediumDSA-4101-1
wiresharksourcestretch2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2mediumDSA-4101-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u9mediumDLA-1258-1

Notes

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2018-01.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14253
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=4f4c95cf46ba6adbd10b09747e10742801bc706b
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=f6702e49a9720d173246668495eece6d77eca5b0

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