CVE Database

CVE-2013-2486

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-03-06
Bugzilla: 919146: CVE-2013-2486 wireshark: Infinite loop in the RELOAD dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-21, upstream bug 8364) [A different flaw than CVE-2013-2487]

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_diagnosticrequest function in epan/dissectors/packet-reload.c in the REsource LOcation And Discovery (aka RELOAD) dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.6 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted integer values in a packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2486 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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