Bug 972680 (CVE-2013-4075) - CVE-2013-4075 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the GMR-1 BCCH dissector (wnpa-sec-2013-33)
Summary: CVE-2013-4075 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the GMR-1 BCCH dissector (wnpa-sec-20...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-4075
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: 972762 979246 1245886 1245887
Blocks: 972772
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-06-10 12:02 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:05 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: wireshark-1.8.8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A flaw was found in GMR (Geo-Mobile Radio) 1 BCCH protocol dissector of wireshark which an attacker can trigger a denial of service attack and crash wireshark by sending a specially crafted packet onto the wire or by convincing wireshark user to read malformed packet trace file.
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Last Closed: 2015-07-09 03:42:20 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:0631 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: wireshark security and bug fix update 2017-03-21 12:29:55 UTC

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 12:02:52 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4075 to the following vulnerability:

epan/dissectors/packet-gmr1_bcch.c in the GMR-1 BCCH dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not properly initialize memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet.

References:
[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-gmr1_bcch.c?r1=44674&r2=44673&pathrev=44674
[2] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44674
[3] http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.8.html
[4] http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-33.html
[5] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7664
[6] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8726

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 13:29:41 UTC
This issue did NOT affect the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17.

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This issue affects the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 18.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-10 14:32:36 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-18 [bug 972762]

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-11 04:36:32 UTC
The version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 does not have support for GEO-Mobile Radio (1) BCCH protocol. Therefore this flaw does not affect these versions.

Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2013-06-14 18:26:12 UTC
External References:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-33.html

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-09-28 00:12:48 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 7 Fedora Update System 2013-10-03 01:03:47 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 8 Fedora Update System 2013-12-19 07:10:20 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.

Comment 10 Martin Žember 2015-03-27 15:10:41 UTC
I hope it is appropriate to re-open the bug due to the reproducer in the private comment #9.

Comment 11 Vincent Danen 2015-07-09 03:42:20 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.  It does not affect the version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.  This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

Comment 17 errata-xmlrpc 2017-03-21 09:53:38 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2017:0631 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0631.html


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