CVE Database

CVE-2014-2299

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-03-07
Bugzilla: 1074109: CVE-2014-2299 wireshark: buffer overflow in MPEG file parser (wnpa-sec-2014-04)
IAVA: 2014-B-0029

Details

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 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

External References

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-04.html

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