Debian Security Advisory
DLA-826-1 wireshark -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 855408.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6014.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was denial of service vulnerability in wireshark, a network traffic analyzer.
A malformed NATO Ground Moving Target Indicator Format ("STANAG 4607") capture file could cause a memory exhausion/infinite loop.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in wireshark version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.