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CVE-2013-4920 Detail

Current Description

The P1 dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.1 does not properly initialize a global variable, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=50083 Patch
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.10.1.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8826
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17089
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-42.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4920
NVD Published Date:
07/29/2013
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017