CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-07
Bugzilla: 972681: CVE-2013-4076 wireshark: Invalid free in the PPP dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-34)
IAVA: 2013-B-0067


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the dissect_iphc_crtp_fh function in epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4076 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: 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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