DescriptionIn Wireshark 2.6.0 to 2.6.5, the 6LoWPAN dissector could crash. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-6lowpan.c by avoiding use of a TVB before its creation.
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+deb8u14vulnerable
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u16vulnerable
stretch (security)2.6.5-1~deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.6.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - wireshark <postponed> (Minor issue, wait for next 2.6.x release);a=commit;h=2b2eea1793dbff813896e1ae9dff1bedb39ee010

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