Bug 990160 (CVE-2013-4923) - CVE-2013-4923 wireshark: Memory leak (DoS, memory consumption) in the DCOM ISystemActivator dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-44)
Summary: CVE-2013-4923 wireshark: Memory leak (DoS, memory consumption) in the DCOM IS...
Alias: CVE-2013-4923
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20130726,reported=2...
Depends On: 990202
Blocks: 990216
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-07-30 13:50 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:40 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 05:27:49 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 13:50:17 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4923 to the following vulnerability:

Memory leak in the dissect_dcom_ActivationProperties function in epan/dissectors/packet-dcom-sysact.c in the DCOM ISystemActivator dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted packets.

[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-dcom-sysact.c?r1=50094&r2=50093&pathrev=50094
[2] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=50094
[3] http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.10.1.html
[4] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8828
[5] https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-44.html

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 14:50:08 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-19 [bug 990202]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-08-05 05:27:49 UTC

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

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