CVE-2021-4183

NameCVE-2021-4183
DescriptionCrash in the pcapng file parser in Wireshark 3.6.0 allows denial of service via crafted capture file
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~deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)2.6.20-0+deb9u2vulnerable
buster2.6.20-0+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)2.6.20-0+deb10u2vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye3.4.10-0+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid3.6.0-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[bullseye] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2021-19.html
https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark/-/issues/17755

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