Bug 1922465 (CVE-2021-22174) - CVE-2021-22174 wireshark: USB HID dissector could crash
Summary: CVE-2021-22174 wireshark: USB HID dissector could crash
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-22174
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1922466 1922519
Blocks: 1922470
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Reported: 2021-01-29 20:23 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-03-01 18:46 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark 3.4.3
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-01-29 20:23:12 UTC
It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2021-02.html

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-01-29 20:23:42 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1922466]

Comment 3 Todd Cullum 2021-01-30 00:17:23 UTC
Statement:

Wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7, and 8 is not affected by this flaw as the vulnerable code was introduced in a newer version of Wireshark.

Comment 5 Todd Cullum 2021-02-03 00:12:46 UTC
Mitigation:

Mitigation for this issue is either not available or the currently available options do not meet the Red Hat Product Security criteria comprising ease of use and deployment, applicability to widespread installation base or stability.

Comment 6 Todd Cullum 2021-02-03 00:12:57 UTC
External References:

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2021-02.html


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