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CVE-2014-5161 Detail

Current Description

The dissect_log function in plugins/irda/packet-irda.c in the IrDA dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.9 does not properly strip '\n' characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and 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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00033.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-08/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00058.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/57593
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3002
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-08.html Vendor Advisory
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=16f8ba1bed579344df373bf38fff552ab8baf380 Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5161
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017