CVE-2014-8714

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-10-20
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1163581: CVE-2014-8714 wireshark: TN5250 infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2014-23)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_write_structured_field function in epan/dissectors/packet-tn5250.c in the TN5250 dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.11 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8714 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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 Not affected
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.

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