CVE-2014-8712

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-10-09
Bugzilla:
1163582: CVE-2014-8712 CVE-2014-8713 wireshark: NCP dissector crashes (wnpa-sec-2014-22)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The build_expert_data function in epan/dissectors/packet-ncp2222.inc in the NCP dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.11 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 does not properly initialize a data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8712 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

External References

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