Skip to navigation

CVE Database

CVE-2013-4079

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-06-07
Bugzilla: 972684: CVE-2013-4079 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop, application hang) in the GSM CBCH dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-37)
IAVA: 2013-B-0067

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_schedule_message function in epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_cbch.c in the GSM CBCH dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and application hang) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4079 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:
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date

External References

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-37.html

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.