Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1645-1] wireshark security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several issues in wireshark, a network traffic analyzer, have been found. Dissectors of - ISAKMP, a Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol - P_MUL, a reliable multicast transfer protocol - 6LoWPAN, IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Network are affected. CVE-2019-5719 Mateusz Jurczyk found that a missing encryption block in a packet could crash the ISAKMP dissector. CVE-2019-5717 It was found that the P_MUL dissector could crash when a malformed packet contains an illegal Data PDU sequence number of 0. Such a packet may not be analysed. CVE-2019-5716 It was found that the 6LoWPAN dissector could crash when a malformed packet does not contain IPHC information though the header says it should.

Affected Software

Affected Software

wireshark on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u17. We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

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