Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4217-1 wireshark -- security update

Date Reported:
03 Jun 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-9273, CVE-2018-7320, CVE-2018-7334, CVE-2018-7335, CVE-2018-7419, CVE-2018-9261, CVE-2018-9264, CVE-2018-11358, CVE-2018-11360, CVE-2018-11362.
More information:

It was discovered that Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for PCP, ADB, NBAP, UMTS MAC, IEEE 802.11, SIGCOMP, LDSS, GSM A DTAP and Q.931, which 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+deb8u14.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

For the detailed security status of wireshark please refer to its security tracker page at: