Upstream information

CVE-2018-9257 at MITRE

Description

In Wireshark 2.4.0 to 2.4.5, the CQL dissector could go into an infinite loop. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-cql.c by checking for a nonzero number of columns.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1088200 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libwireshark9 >= 2.4.6-1.31
  • libwiretap7 >= 2.4.6-1.31
  • libwscodecs1 >= 2.4.6-1.31
  • libwsutil8 >= 2.4.6-1.31
  • wireshark >= 2.4.6-1.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libwireshark9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • wireshark-devel >= 2.4.6-1.31
  • wireshark-ui-qt >= 2.4.6-1.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA wireshark-devel


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 wireshark Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 wireshark Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 wireshark Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 wireshark Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 wireshark Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS wireshark Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 wireshark Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS wireshark Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS wireshark Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 wireshark Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 wireshark Released