Bug 990163 (CVE-2013-4924) - CVE-2013-4924 wireshark: Assertion failure in the DCOM ISystemActivator dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-44)
Summary: CVE-2013-4924 wireshark: Assertion failure in the DCOM ISystemActivator disse...
Alias: CVE-2013-4924
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 990202
Blocks: 990216
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-07-30 13:51 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:28 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Wireshark 1.10.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-08-05 05:31:34 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-30 13:51:43 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4924 to the following vulnerability:

epan/dissectors/packet-dcom-sysact.c in the DCOM ISystemActivator dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.1 does not properly validate certain index values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a crafted packet.

[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-dcom-sysact.c?r1=50432&r2=50431&pathrev=50432
[2] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=50432
[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 14:50:57 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-19 [bug 990202]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-08-05 05:31:34 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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