CVE-2014-2299

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-03-07
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1074109: CVE-2014-2299 wireshark: buffer overflow in MPEG file parser (wnpa-sec-2014-04)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the mpeg_read function in wiretap/mpeg.c in the MPEG parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large record in MPEG data.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2299 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 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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