CVE-2013-6340

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-11-01
Bugzilla:
1026541: CVE-2013-6340 wireshark: TCP dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2013-65)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

epan/dissectors/packet-tcp.c in the TCP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.11 and 1.10.x before 1.10.3 does not properly determine the amount of remaining data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6340 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

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-2014:0342 2014-03-31

Affected Packages State

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

Mitigation

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