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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1729-1] wireshark security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'wireshark' package(s) announced via the DSA-1729-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been found in wireshark, a network traffic analyzer. CVE-2019-9209: Preventing the crash of the ASN.1 BER and related dissectors by avoiding a buffer overflow associated with excessive digits in time values. CVE-2017-9349: Fixing an infinite loop in the DICOM dissector by validating a length value. CVE-2017-9344: Avoid a divide by zero, by validating an interval value in the Bluetooth L2CAP dissector.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'wireshark' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u18. We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)