Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1729-1 wireshark -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9344, CVE-2017-9349, CVE-2019-9209.
More information:

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.

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.

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