Bug 990155 (CVE-2013-4920) - CVE-2013-4920 wireshark: DoS (application crash) in the P1 dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-42)
Summary: CVE-2013-4920 wireshark: DoS (application crash) in the P1 dissector (wnpa-se...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2013-4920
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 990189 990202 994914
Blocks: 990216
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-07-30 13:47 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:06 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Wireshark 1.10.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-08-05 05:17:52 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 13:47:21 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4920 to the following vulnerability:

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.

References:
[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=50083
[2] http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.10.1.html
[3] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8826
[4] https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-42.html

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 14:33:13 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-18 [bug 990189]

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 14:47:27 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-19 [bug 990202]

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-08-05 05:17:52 UTC
The version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 does not have support for X.411 (X.400 Message Transfer) packet dissection, hence this flaw does not affect those versions.

Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-09-12 02:04:57 UTC
wireshark-1.10.1-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-09-17 00:27:12 UTC
wireshark-1.10.2-5.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-09-28 00:11:47 UTC
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 2013-10-03 01:02:53 UTC
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 Fedora Update System 2013-12-19 07:09:25 UTC
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.


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