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CVE-2014-2281

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

External References

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