CVE-2016-7958

Metadata

medium
5.0
wireshark
CVE-2016-7958
cve.mitre.org, bugs.wireshark.org, code.wireshark.org, wireshark.org
2017-04-12
2017-10-23 14:19
CVE-2016-7958 wireshark
2017-07-20 21:31
2017-06-16 19:21
2017-05-10 23:48
2017-04-14 10:21
2017-04-13 05:03

Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0, the NCP dissector could crash, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/CMakeLists.txt by registering this dissector.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
trusty wireshark None
upstream wireshark 2.2.1+ga6fbd27-1
xenial wireshark None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise wireshark ignored
precise/esm wireshark DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay wireshark DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core wireshark DNE
yakkety wireshark ignored
zesty wireshark not-affected
artful wireshark not-affected
devel wireshark not-affected