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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5717

Original release date: 09/16/2013
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Bluetooth HCI ACL dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.2 does not properly maintain a certain free list, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet that is not properly handled by the wmem_block_alloc function in epan/wmem/wmem_allocator_block.c.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: 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?view=revision&revision=51130
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-54.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8827
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19030

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