CVE Database

CVE-2013-5721

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-09-10
Bugzilla: 1007197: CVE-2013-5721 wireshark: MQ dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2013-58, upstream bug 9079)
IAVA: 2013-B-0105

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_mq_rr function in epan/dissectors/packet-mq.c in the MQ dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.10 and 1.10.x before 1.10.2 does not properly determine when to enter a certain loop, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5721 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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