CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 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)
IAVA: 2013-B-0077


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 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 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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