CVE-2013-4934

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-07-26
Bugzilla:
990178: CVE-2013-4934 wireshark: DoS (application crash) in the Netmon file parser (wnpa-sec-2013-51) (A different flaw than CVE-2013-4933)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The netmon_open function in wiretap/netmon.c in the Netmon file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.9 and 1.10.x before 1.10.1 does not initialize certain structure members, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet-trace file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4934 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 2013-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0341 2014-03-31

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wireshark Not affected

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