DescriptionIn Wireshark 3.0.0, the Rbm dissector could go into an infinite loop. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/file-rbm.c by handling unknown object types safely.
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 introduced later in 3.0.0);a=commit;h=26eee01f57f0a86fb375892c7937eac24ede4610

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