CVE Database

CVE-2013-6338

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-11-01
Bugzilla: 1026539: CVE-2013-6338 wireshark: SIP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2013-63)
IAVA: 2013-B-0123

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_sip_common function in epan/dissectors/packet-sip.c in the SIP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.11 and 1.10.x before 1.10.3 does not properly initialize a data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6338 from the MITRE CVE 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

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 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0342 March 31, 2014

External References

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-63.html

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