CVE Database

CVE-2013-4082

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-07
Bugzilla: 972687: CVE-2013-4082 wireshark: Heap-based buffer overflow in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser (wnpa-sec-2013-40)
IAVA: 2013-B-0067

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The vwr_read function in wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not validate the relationship between a record length and a trailer length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4082 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: 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

External References

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-40.html

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