Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 972687
CVE-2013-4082 wireshark: Heap-based buffer overflow in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser (wnpa-sec-2013-40)
Last modified: 2016-03-04 06:28:06 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4082 to the following vulnerability:
The vwr_read function in wiretap/vwr.c in Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not validate the relationship between a record length and a trailer length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.
This issue did NOT affect the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17.
This issue affects the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 18. Please schedule an update.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-18 [bug 972762]
The version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 does not have support for the Ixia IxVeriWave file format. Therefore this flaw does not affect these versions.
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
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.
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.
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.