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CVE-2013-5721

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

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
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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