CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-06-07
Bugzilla: 972679: CVE-2013-4074 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the CAPWAP dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-32)
IAVA: 2013-B-0067


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_capwap_data function in epan/dissectors/packet-capwap.c in the CAPWAP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.16 and 1.8.x before 1.8.8 incorrectly uses a -1 data value to represent an error condition, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4074 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


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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