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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2283

Original release date: 03/11/2014
Last revised: 04/19/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

epan/dissectors/packet-rlc in the RLC dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 uses inconsistent memory-management approaches, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free error and application crash) via a crafted UMTS Radio Link Control packet.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9730
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-03.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=217293ba4a0353bf5d657e74fe8623dd3c86fe08
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0383
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0382
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9802
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57480
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0342
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57489
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2871

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