Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4101-1 wireshark -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5334, CVE-2018-5335, CVE-2018-5336.
- More information:
It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors/file parsers for IxVeriWave, WCP, JSON, XML, NTP, XMPP and GDB, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.
For the detailed security status of wireshark please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wireshark