CVE-2014-8710

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-11-04
Bugzilla:
1163584: CVE-2014-8710 wireshark: SigComp dissector crash (wnpa-sec-2014-20)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The decompress_sigcomp_message function in epan/sigcomp-udvm.c in the SigComp UDVM dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8710 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the verison of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprsie Linux 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

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-2015:1460 2015-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (wireshark) RHSA-2015:2393 2015-11-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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