Public Date:
1026540: CVE-2013-6339 wireshark: ActiveMQ OpenWire dissector large loop (wnpa-sec-2013-64)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_openwire_type function in epan/dissectors/packet-openwire.c in the OpenWire dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.11 and 1.10.x before 1.10.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6339 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


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 version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0342 2014-03-31

Affected Packages State

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

External References