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CVE-2013-4936

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-07-26
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
990180: CVE-2013-4936 wireshark: DoS (NULL pointer dereference, crash) in the PROFINET Real-Time dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-53)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The IsDFP_Frame function in plugins/profinet/packet-pn-rt.c in the PROFINET Real-Time dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.1 does not validate MAC addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4936 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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 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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wireshark Not affected

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