CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-03-07
CWE: CWE-119
Bugzilla: 1074114: CVE-2014-2281 wireshark: NFS dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2014-01)
IAVA: 2014-B-0029


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The nfs_name_snoop_add_name function in epan/dissectors/packet-nfs.c in the NFS dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 does not validate a certain length value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted NFS packet.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2281 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
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-2014:0342 March 31, 2014

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