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CVE-2013-1578 Detail

Description

The dissect_pw_eth_heuristic function in epan/dissectors/packet-pw-eth.c in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.13 and 1.8.x before 1.8.5 does not properly handle apparent Ethernet address values at the beginning of MPLS data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop) via a malformed packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/02/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-pw-eth.c?r1=46420&r2=46419&pathrev=46420
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=46420
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00028.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00037.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-01.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8043
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16205

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1578
NVD Published Date:
02/02/2013
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017