Public Date:
965190: CVE-2013-3559 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the DCP ETSI dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-27, upstream #8231, #8540, #8541)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

epan/dissectors/packet-dcp-etsi.c in the DCP ETSI dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.7 uses incorrect integer data types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow, and heap memory corruption or NULL pointer dereference, and application crash) via a malformed packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-3559 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0341 2014-03-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 2013-11-20