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CVE-2014-6431 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the SnifferDecompress function in wiretap/ngsniffer.c in the DOS Sniffer file parser in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.10 and 1.12.x before 1.12.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file that triggers writes of uncompressed bytes beyond the end of the output buffer.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-1676
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-1677
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00033.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00058.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1676.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1677.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3049
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-19.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10461
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=47c592938ba9f0caeacc4c2ccadb370e72f293a2 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.10.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-6431
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2014
NVD Last Modified:
11/05/2014