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1074111: CVE-2014-2283 wireshark: RLC dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2014-03)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

epan/dissectors/packet-rlc in the RLC dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 uses inconsistent memory-management approaches, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free error and application crash) via a crafted UMTS Radio Link Control packet.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2283 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 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

External References

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