|Bugzilla:||972680: CVE-2013-4075 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the GMR-1 BCCH dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-33)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
epan/dissectors/packet-gmr1_bcch.c in the GMR-1 BCCH dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not properly initialize memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. It does not affect the version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
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