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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1587

Original release date: 02/02/2013
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The dissect_rohc_ir_packet function in epan/dissectors/packet-rohc.c in the ROHC dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.5 does not properly handle unknown profiles, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.9 (LOW) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-rohc.c?r1=44700&r2=44699&pathrev=44700
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-06.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44700
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0285
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16462
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0276
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7679

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