CVE-2022-4344

NameCVE-2022-4344
DescriptionMemory exhaustion in the Kafka protocol dissector in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)buster2.6.20-0+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)2.6.20-0+deb10u8fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.4.10-0+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, bookworm (security)4.0.11-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie4.2.2-1fixed
sid4.2.2-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksourcebuster(not affected)
wiresharksource(unstable)4.0.2-1

Notes

[bullseye] - wireshark <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - wireshark <not-affected> (vulernable loop in code not present)
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2022-10.html
likely https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark/-/commit/e0bd9d312c362318fd19e41c6c0e23fc81d42253

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