CVE-2013-1572

LOW

Description

The dissect_oampdu_event_notification function in epan/dissectors/packet-slowprotocols.c in the IEEE 802.3 Slow Protocols dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.13 and 1.8.x before 1.8.5 does not properly handle certain short lengths, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet.

References

http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-slowprotocols.c?r1=46336&r2=46335&pathrev=46336

http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=46336

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00028.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00037.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-01.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8036

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16423

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-02-03

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.9

Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: LOW