CVE-2017-7704

Metadata

high
7.8
wireshark
CVE-2017-7704
cve.mitre.org, bugs.wireshark.org, code.wireshark.org, code.wireshark.org, wireshark.org
2017-04-12
2017-10-23 14:18
v3.5/main/wireshark-2.2.6-r0
v3.6/community/wireshark-2.2.6-r0
CVE-2017-7704 wireshark
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-06-06 04:03
2017-05-10 23:48
2017-04-14 10:21
2017-04-13 05:03

Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0 to 2.2.5, the DOF dissector could go into an infinite loop, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-dof.c by using a different integer data type and adjusting a return value.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful wireshark 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2
devel wireshark 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2
upstream wireshark 2.2.6
xenial wireshark 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2ubuntu0.16.04
yakkety wireshark 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2ubuntu0.16.10
zesty wireshark 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2ubuntu0.17.04

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise wireshark ignored
precise/esm wireshark DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay wireshark DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core wireshark DNE

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
trusty wireshark needs-triage