Bug 972686 - (CVE-2013-4081) CVE-2013-4081 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop) in the HTTP dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-39)
CVE-2013-4081 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop) in the HTTP dissector (wnpa-sec-...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 972760 972762 979246 994924 1074904 1074905
Blocks: 972772 974906
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Reported: 2013-06-10 08:06 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:00 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: wireshark-1.6.16, wireshark-1.8.8
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Last Closed: 2014-04-25 12:36:31 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 08:06:19 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4081 to the following vulnerability:

The http_payload_subdissector function in epan/dissectors/packet-http.c in the HTTP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.16 and 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not properly determine when to use a recursive approach, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted packet.

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[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-http.c?r1=49623&r2=49622&pathrev=49623
[2] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=49623
[3] http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.16.html
[4] http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.8.html
[5] http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-39.html
[6] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8733
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 10:07:18 EDT
This issue affects the versions of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update.
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 10:28:37 EDT
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-17 [bug 972760]
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 10:37:28 EDT
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-18 [bug 972762]
Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-11 01:20:59 EDT
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Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2013-06-14 14:22:34 EDT
External References:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-39.html
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-09-27 20:13:46 EDT
wireshark-1.10.2-6.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-10-02 21:04:41 EDT
wireshark-1.10.2-7.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 02:32:18 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1569 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1569.html
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2013-12-19 02:11:34 EST
wireshark-1.10.2-4.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2014-03-31 14:00:55 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2014:0341 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0341.html

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