CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-07
Bugzilla: 972688: CVE-2013-4083 wireshark: Invalid free in the DCP ETSI dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-41)
IAVA: 2013-B-0067


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_pft function in epan/dissectors/packet-dcp-etsi.c in the DCP ETSI dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.16, 1.8.x before 1.8.8, and 1.10.0 does not validate a certain fragment length value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4083 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0341 March 31, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 November 20, 2013

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